Reporting, Columns, Infographics
Since first joining a newspaper my freshman year of college, I've written, edited, and reported for six different publications, focusing on race, culture, and politics. Currently, I'm freelancing from Austin, Texas. I pursue journalism because I believe the industry is in need of writers of color with community experience to report on the topics dominating our racial and political climate.
A reported essay on an all-Muslim school that fears it's campus will be attacked, following several mosques being burned down in Central Texas. The piece mediates on the idea of Muslim sanctuaries inherently being targets, the sacrifices Muslim kids have to make, and my own experiences in Texas public schools
A breakdown of ten main ways the Israeli occupation affects the daily lives and well-being of Palestinians.
Michael Slager shot an unarmed, fleeing black man named Walter Scott five times in the back. One juror stood in the way of a murder conviction.
A Georgia rep wanted to amend an anti-masking bill to target Muslim women. The day after this article was published, he withdrew the bill due to backlash.
Muslim women reported their hijab being torn off, slurs being thrown at them, and other violence.
A backer of the amendment was recorded saying the legislation was "political jiu-jitsu," fueling skepticism.
The Red Cross is asking for donations to help Haiti, but they have a history of not fulfilling promises.
Facebook suspended accounts of several prominent Palestinian journalists, without explanation.
Bedstuy bodegas were accused of selling K2 secretly, and local owners who say they're innocent worry about there business.
An infographic and analysis of killings by police in the Twin Cities area spanning over four years.
A oral account from four witnesses on the shooting that left five police officers dead.
An infographic on the status of campus carry at 80+ Texas universities and colleges.
An in-depth story and video on rising Islamophobia in Texas cities, and the response of local Muslims.
A feature on one of the first Arabic Immersion Magnet School in the nation, which officially opened in Houston in fall 2015.
A feature on allgo's, the 30 year-old organization formed by queer Latinx and Black activists during the 1980s.
Councilman Alan Warrick II has worked to bring a gunshot detection system to his childhood district—but will it work?
Following a confrontation with Palestine Solidarity Committee protesters, a professor referred to them as terrorists. He must be held accountable.
A heavily sourced rebuttal to a Police Lives Matter rally held in Austin, following a slew of Black Lives Matter demonstrations.