Zenobia Jeffries

Zenobia Jeffries

Zenobia Jeffries is an associate editor at YES! Magazine. She covers racial justice.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017
Charlottesville Was Not a "Protest Turned Violent," It Was a Planned Race Riot
In July of last year, after The New York Post ran the headline, "CIVIL WAR: Four cops killed at anti-police protest," I wrote the column "How We Report on Structural Racism Can Hurt Us—Or Heal Us.” I could have easily written the same article today. That column recalled the Kerner Report, the...
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
What Is It Like to Live Without Running Water? Detroit Families Know
Each day, Catherine Caldwell hauls three gallons of bottled water to her bathroom and two to her kitchen. She and her family use the water for flushing the toilet, washing hands, and— after heating it on the stove—cleaning dishes and cooking. For bathing, they head to her mother-in-law’s house a...
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