Rushawn Walters is senior journalism major and theatre arts minor at Howard University. He is a White House Correspondents’ Scholar and a member of the Nation Association of Black Journalists. He enjoys writing on topics pertaining to health, social activism and technology. Rushawn is from Springfield, Mass., and his hobbies include reading, traveling and writing.
The Capital Press Club hosted a panel Thursday in downtown D.C. to honor the memory of Muhammad Ali, as a room filled with writers, photographers and eager listeners heard firsthand accounts of the legendary boxer and the things he did throughout his life.
Thanks to Chevrolet, the Discover The Unexpected (DTU) NNPA Journalism Fellows Program is giving undergraduate student scholars from the Howard University School of Communications the opportunity to “Break News” in Detroit, Chicago, Washington, DC, and in Atlanta. Tatyana Hopkins, Sidnee King, Briahnna Brown, McKenzie Marshall, Brandi Montgomery, Brelaun Douglas, Victoria Jones, and Rushawn Walters are all now working with NNPA member newspapers in the aforementioned markets.