SOARING LIKE EAGLES:

BLACK FILMMAKER DROPS EVERYTHING, PIVOTS WHEN HE LEARNS OF GROUNDBREAKING PROGRAM SUPPORTING BLACK BOYS ​

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THEY CAN'T BREATHE:

IMAGES FROM THE PROTESTS​​

editor: Melanie Eversley

She loved Mariah Carey and home cooking, and she was working to become a nurse. But India Cummings' life was brutally and mysteriously cut short after a run in with the law outside Buffalo. Beyond the Railroad spent a year talking to people who knew Cummings, whose case is now being reviewed by the New York State attorney general.

TRACKING THE NEWS

GOOD TROUBLE: FILMMAKERS BEHIND JOHN LEWIS DOCUMENTARY, ACTIVISTS JOIN TO HELP VOTERS 

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SHE COULDN'T BREATHE:

THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF INDIA CUMMINGS

Melanie Eversley is an award-winning journalist who has reported for USA Today, and the Washington bureaus of the Atlanta-Journal Constitution and the Detroit Free Press. You also can find her work in The Undefeated, Fortune, BET.com, The Grio, The Root, The Crime Report, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, the Chicago Tribune, The Miami Herald, the New York Daily News, Essence and the Dallas Morning News. She is a 2020 John Jay Criminal Justice Reporting Fellow. She has been a guest panelist on National Public Radio, CBS This Morning and CBS Morning News. She graduated with honors from Columbia Journalism School and has a B.A. from Oberlin College.

HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION IN SYRACUSE, N.Y., LAUNCHES ONLINE TREASURE TROVE OF MATERIALS TIED TO BLACK HISTORY AND CULTURE 

GLOBAL RECKONING:

TWO TAKES ON UNREST AND THE DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD 




COUNTRY'S NATIONAL RECKONING, PRESIDENT TRUMP'S OKLAHOMA VISIT STIR PUBLIC CURIOSITY ABOUT 1921 TULSA RACE MASSACRE 

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