Journos of Color

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February 25, 2014 at 10:20am
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This is worth your time.

February 24, 2014 at 1:40pm
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Esther Armah: International Blackness vs. Homegrown Negroes: Lupita, Chimamanda, Thandie and me →

AlterNet || February 23, 2014

Here’s one truth, black folk are all home grown Negroes in one space and international blacks in another. In other words, apparent privilege is often attached to location.

10:12am
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Dexter Mullins: Desegregation funding dries up in Little Rock, but problems remain →

Al Jazeera America || February 23, 2014

Over the next three years cross-town busing programs will gradually wind down, magnet schools created specifically to alleviate segregation problems will stop accepting new applications and the school districts will return to neighborhood-based zones, which the superintendents acknowledge could lead to an increase in school segregation based on the racial makeup of Little Rock’s different neighborhoods.

So in what could be called the cradle of desegregation, education administrators and parents are left with the same question that bedevil many schools across the country: What happens when the notion of returning to “local” schools solidifies the very segregation people vowed to fight?

February 12, 2014 at 11:41pm
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Journalism Jobs for Journalists Who Love Jobs →

The American Prospect is hiring an associate editor.

Also, ProPublica is looking for interns. The gig pays $700 a week and is based in New York.

January 29, 2014 at 10:39pm
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Apply to the Untitled Ezra Klein Project →

You’ve heard about Ezra Klein’s new venture at Vox Media?

If not, here are the details.

And this? This is the application. Check it out.

10:14pm
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Apply to The American Prospect's Writing Fellowship →

You know what you should do? You should apply for The American Prospect's writing fellowship, a fantastic program that has produced alumni like Ezra Klein, Dana Goldstein, and Adam Serwer. It's a full-time job that pays a competitive, entry-level wage.

It’s totally worth it.

And yes, while the deadline has passed, I have it on good word that they’re still taking applications.

January 14, 2014 at 7:08am
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Susan M. Lee: Sunnyside's Setup Artist →

Narrative.ly || February 12, 2013

From a Burger King booth in Queens, a seventy-five-year-old matchmaker pairs Korean-Americans the old-fashioned way.

November 6, 2013 at 11:39am
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Reblogged from cordjefferson
cordjefferson:

The third issue of SPOOK comes out a week from today. SPOOK is a black “literary arts mash-up” founded by Jason Parham, and the theme for this run is “home.” I’ve got a piece in there about a day I traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2008. Elsewhere in the issue there’s work from great writers like Josie Duffy, Mat Johnson, Victor LaValle, and Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts.
If you’re interested, you can pick up a copy in New York at places like PowerHouse, BookCourt, McNally Jackson, and others. You’ll also be able to order it online here.
Black writers are all around you!

cordjefferson:

The third issue of SPOOK comes out a week from today. SPOOK is a black “literary arts mash-up” founded by Jason Parham, and the theme for this run is “home.” I’ve got a piece in there about a day I traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2008. Elsewhere in the issue there’s work from great writers like Josie Duffy, Mat Johnson, Victor LaValle, and Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts.

If you’re interested, you can pick up a copy in New York at places like PowerHouse, BookCourt, McNally Jackson, and others. You’ll also be able to order it online here.

Black writers are all around you!

October 24, 2013 at 9:48pm
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Apply for the New York Times Internship →

I’m hardpressed to think of an internship that offers more value than this one. If you want to try your hand at journalism with one of the most prestigious English-language publications in the world, you could do worse than to apply. Go for it.

October 7, 2013 at 4:10pm
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The American Prospect is hiring for an online editor! →

*The Prospect* is a great magazine with a great staff and a lot of promise ahead. Apply to join the team!