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DAJA E. HENRY

“Bilingual Humanitarian Daja Henry Has A Story To Tell”

Daja has been an intern at the Congressional Black Caucus, the New Orleans Tribune and Where Y’at Magazine, a participant in the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Student Multimedia Project, a student at the Universidad Del Mar in Oaxaca, Mexico, and briefly, a crew member at McDonald’s. Her latest read was A Mouth is Always Muzzled , detailing the effects of colonialism in Guyana and how art can be utilized in the development of a country.


Hometown: New Orleans, LA | School: Howard University | Class: Senior
Skills: writer, producer, photography | view video


FORMER INMATE, NOW CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE OFFERS SOLUTIONS DURING NNPA CONVENTION

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of a lifetime: an eight-week, immersive training experience with the Black Press.

TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY’S DYNAMIC PITCHER-CATCHER DUO PARTICIPATE IN MLB’S ALL-STAR FUTURES GAME

Over 38,000 people watched from the stands Sunday in Washington D.C.’s Nationals Park as Tuskegee University pitcher Christian Marshall stepped up to the plate to throw the ceremonial first pitch of the 2018 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Elgin Woodside, a catcher for Tuskegee’s baseball team, assisted. Although the two were not yet prospects for the “Majors,” they both have a stake in the future of baseball.

NNPA, CHEVROLET LAUNCH 2018 “DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED” JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP IN DETROIT

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of a lifetime: an eight-week, immersive training experience with the Black Press.

EMMY AWARD-NOMINATED NEWS ANCHOR, FRANCISCO AMIKER, TALKS SORORITY LIFE, ADVISES YOUNG JOURNALISTS

On June 18, Atlanta Greek Picnic weekend kicked off with “The Network,” at The Gathering Spot. Members of black Greek-letter organizations filled the bar area, conversing and exchanging business cards.

“WE’RE STILL HERE”: MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE PRESIDENT, ALUMS TALK ABOUT THE INSTITUTION’S SLOW ROAD BACK TO PROMINENCE

If you run into a Morris Brown College student or alumnus, there’s one phrase that is bound to escape their lips: “We’re still here.”

A&R MAVEN REL CARTER GIVING GUIDANCE TO ASPIRING STARS

If you run into a Morris Brown College student or alumnus, there’s one phrase that is bound to escape their lips: “We’re still here.”

IAN BURKE: ICON STUDIOS’ HIDDEN TREASURE

Icon Studios is one of Atlanta’s hidden gems. Located in the city’s Berkeley Park neighborhood, the studio has been the launching pad for the careers of Canadian recording artist Justin Bieber and producer Drumma Boy.

JOHN HOPE BRYAND, OPERATION HOPE HOST “NEW ATLANTA” PANEL CONVERSATION AT THE GATHERING SPOT

On Tuesday, Operation HOPE welcomed an audience of roughly 50 people to The Gathering Spot for a panel discussion aimed at dissecting what redevelopment, revitalization, and gentrification mean for parts of Atlanta.

NJGUIDE SELECTED TO HOST NATIONAL INTERNS IN CHEVROLET PROGRAM

Three talented HBCU journalism students will join the staff of the New Journal and Guide on June 26 on the second leg of an eight-week national internship sponsored by Chevrolet.

OPERATION HOPE ENLISTS CHICK-FIL-A, SUNTRUST BANK FOR VINE CITY-BASED FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM

According to city data.com, the median household income for the Vine City area in 2016 was $25,130, well below the median income for Atlanta recorded as $49,398. Operation HOPE, SunTrust Bank, and Chick-Fil-A announced a new partnership meant to address this disparity through providing credit and money management coaching to residents of the Vine City community.