Three Black journalists weighed in on the reckoning taking place in newsrooms across the nation as they work to amplify Black voices and representation both internally and externally.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro did an interview with Dorothy Tucker, president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and an investigative reporter with CBS Chicago; Astead Herndon, national political reporter for The New York Times (NYT); and Keith Woods, NPR’s chief diversity officer and longtime print journalist.
Highlighting the fact that many newsrooms have predominately-white management, Tucker said there are “firestorms literally across the country” in newsrooms.
“I have heard from so many of our members in small towns, in big cities, in print and television. They are all rising up and, basically, saying we want our voices heard; enough is enough,” Tucker said. “They are all getting together and going Click here to read entire article