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My work has focused on race, education, immigration, local politics and crime, many with layers of investigative reporting. Words have appeared in Essence.com, Washington Post, Huffington Post, WAMU (and DCist), Investigative Reporting Workshop, Today's TMJ4, among others. 

Mandela Barnes Makes History As Wisconsin’s First Black Lieutenant Governor - essence.com

The politician talks about challenging the lack of authenticity in politics and how his upbringing plays an important role in his political career.


‘He’s a hugger . . . so I want to hug him’: Ethiopians greet new prime minister - Washington Post

Ethiopians from around the country wait to enter the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday to see their homeland’s newly minted prime minister, Abiy Ahmed.


Family, Friends Celebrate The Life Of Makiyah Wilson - WAMU

Family, friends and community members gathered to remember the life of Makiyah Wilson, a 10-year-old girl shot and killed in Northeast D.C.


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ACLU Sues D.C. Police Officer Over ‘Humiliating’ Stop-And-Frisk - WAMU

A 39-year-old African American resident of Washington, D.C. is suing a Metropolitan Police Department officer for probing his genitalia during a stop and frisk, according to an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit filed in D.C. Superior Court today.


30,000 across from White House demand 'families belong together' - iRW

In recent weeks, more than 2,000 children were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. After an increase in illegal border crossings, Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced a zero-tolerance policy that took effect in May that prosecutes anyone entering the U.S. illegally.


UWM’S CHANCELLOR DECLINES INTERVIEW ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT & ASSAULT - Media Milwaukee

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone has declined to be interviewed by a Media Milwaukee student journalist about sexual harassment and assault on campus following two weeks of investigative reporting into such cases at UWM, choosing instead to respond with a campus-wide update.

 

UWM POLICE SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS SPARK DUELING DECISIONS

Two of the more than 30 sexual harassment complaints against faculty and staff that UW-Milwaukee hasn’t released were lodged against UWM police sergeants, and the lurid accusations resulted in warring decisions between the Office of Equity and Diversity Services (EDS) and provost, who found that one of the EDS decisions was riddled with factual errors when overturning it, Media Milwaukee student journalists found.


 

UW System Only Knew of One UW-Milwaukee Sexual Harassment Case

The UW System has a record of only one sexual harassment complaint against faculty or staff from UW-Milwaukee in the last 20 years, despite the fact that UWM’s own records show there have been more than 30 cases of alleged sexual harassment at UWM in the past five years alone.

 

UWM Profs, Staff Accused of Sexual Assault & Harassment But Details Hidden

Thirty-seven professors and other staff members at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee were accused of sexual assault and sexual harassment in the past five years, but, despite the national attention on “silence breakers,” little is known about the complaints because the university has yet to comply with an open records request seeking details, a Media Milwaukee investigation has found.


Stollies: Inside Milwaukee's Stolen Car Epidemic - Today’s tMj4

Of the many stories that lead Milwaukee newscasts every night, stolen car chases and crashes are far too familiar. And one common denominator is often the age of the drivers and passengers involved. As it turns out, there’s a term for stealing cars and joyriding that many people over the age of 21 may not have even heard of -- stollies. And that thrill of the chase is wreaking havoc on Wisconsin’s streets and putting lives in danger.