What Happens When Local News Erases Black Stories?
Meet Dana James, who is writing for Black Iowans and Black Iowans only
Dana James is writing to save lives. James is an award-winning journalist, who worked for the Des Moines Register for seven years. She left journalism in the early 2000s, when newsrooms began downsizing. She worked for years in the corporate world until May of 2020.
“When the pandemic came, local news wasn’t talking about the impact on the Black communit…