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Department Chair Kelly Anderson and Alum Ryan Joseph Release New Film Rabble Rousers: Frances Goldin and the Fight for Cooper Square

“[If] you don’t fight for your home, you’re gonna lose it,” Frances Goldin, a community activist until her death in 2020, says in the new documentary, Rabble Rousers: Frances Goldin and the Fight for Cooper Square. So Goldin fought, and won. 
Laila Gad

Laila Gad Wins Pulitzer Center Student Reporting Fellowship

Laila Gad came to Hunter College to prepare for a career in medicine. But after she took a course titled Peopling NY through the Macaulay Honors College, Gad became fascinated with climate change and its effects on public health. She decided to add a second major in journalism, to explore this interest and to find ways to write about it for a wide audience.
Charity Elder and Karen Hunter

Hunter College Professor Speaks About New Book, Power: The Rise of Black Women in America

On February 2nd, journalist and adjunct media studies professor Charity C. Elder spoke with fellow media studies professor, journalist and radio talk show host Karen Hunter about Elder’s first book, Power: The Rise of Black Women in America, at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.
states news fellowship

States News Fellowship for College Journalists and Recent Graduates

Want to level up your political journalism game? Interested in advancing your journalism skills to better report on how state policy decisions are impacting your community? Look at the States Newsroom Fellowship: a summer program that places students and early-career journalists with our affiliate newsrooms across the country.