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Meet Shelby McEwen, Mississippi high jumper

On his journey to Tokyo, Shelby McEwen leapt from his native Mississippi to the University of Alabama to train in Louisville and, after the pandemic shut down his training facility, back home. McEwen, an Abbeville, Miss., native, was bummed about the Olympics' plan to skip opening ceremonies, but kept his [...]

By |2021-08-12T18:39:22-05:00August 4, 2021|Life & Culture, Story|

We’re not on the moon, but we’ve gotten close | Black Joy – July 23, 2021

Get a weekly dose of Black Joy in your inbox every Friday. Subscribe to the Black Joy newsletter here.  https://reckonsouth.com/newsletters/black-joy/   Don't worry, a rat hasn't bit my sister Nell. But there sure have been a lot of billionaires shooting for the moon lately as the commercial space race went [...]

By |2021-08-02T15:11:39-05:00July 23, 2021|Black Joy Newsletter|

‘A dog can be trained to be anti-Black’: Reckon film highlights historical use of canines against African Americans

Police dog bites send thousands of people to emergency departments every year. Most of these bite victims are men, and studies show that in some places, they have been disproportionately Black.  That may not be a coincidence, history shows.  "Mauled," a new short film produced by Reckon examines how dogs [...]

By |2021-07-06T08:53:37-05:00June 23, 2021|Justice, Race, Video|

Reckon with us: Our fellowship offers a paid master’s degree and full-time job opportunity  

How would you like to earn a paid master’s degree while working at one of the hottest media companies in the country? Reckon and Advance Local Media are offering an exciting and unique opportunity for you to pursue a paid online master’s degree with the Newhouse School of Communications within Syracuse University, while [...]

By |2021-01-26T09:11:44-06:00January 25, 2021|Story|
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