Gwen Ifill: A consummate journalist who demonstrated why diversity matters






It is with heavy hearts that we share that our dear friend and beloved colleague Gwen Ifill has passed away. https://t.co/9iVlSm1JmZ — PBS NewsHour (@NewsHour) November 14, 2016 There are many reasons to mourn Gwen Ifill’s untimely death today at the age of 61. She was a consummate journalist of the old school variety, who […]

Inaugurations, Civil Rights Anniversaries and Newsroom Diversity: A Reflection






As I write this, the United States is re-enacting the second inauguration of Pres. Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. In a nod to the Civil Rights Movement that did so much to make an African-American possible, Myrlie Evers-Williams will give the invocation. Her first husband, Medgar Evers, was martyred nearly 50 years ago […]