Veteran Investigative Journalist Jerry Mitchell Says That It’s Not Too Late to Hold Klansmen to Account

In a conversation with NPR’s Jami Floyd celebrating Black History Month, Mitchell detailed three of the several stories he investigates in his new book. In “Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era,” he investigates murders throughout the 1950s and 60s in the South. Although these cases are over 50 years old, Mitchell still finds value in digging up information that was silenced in the name of discrimination. 

Going Beyond Food Decadence to Food Justice

A block away from Harlem’s Lenox Avenue eats, food took center stage on Wednesday morning. Food journalists, activists, and scholars met, not for Sylvia’s grits or Red Rooster’s cornbread, but to discuss why they need to start talking about justice.

A Harlem Artisan at Work

Photographs shot and edited by Katie Herchenroeder Seamstress Bula Afolabi works in her studio at Harlem Artisans Market on August 21, 2019. Commuting up to three hours a day since moving to Staten Island, Afolabi has sewn, tailored, and designed clothing in Harlem for over 30 years. A 1994 Fashion Institute of Technology graduate, she shared, “IContinue reading “A Harlem Artisan at Work”