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Nicole Lewis

Nicole Lewis is a reporting intern and a master's degree candidate at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She also wrote the book, "Between A Silver Spoon & The Struggle: Reflections on the Intersection of Racism and Class Privilege," which grew out of her experiences organizing young people of color and wealth for the nonprofit group Resource Generation. Nicole earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. At CUNY, she is specializing in telling stories using data and data visualization; she’s also a wanna-be photojournalist. When not analyzing data or taking pictures, Nicole likes to travel, preferably by bus in Latin America.

Recent Stories

Will thousands of prison inmates lose access to college?

Trump administration may end a program that allowed prisoners to use Pell grants

How much do you know about The Civil Rights Movement?

We asked students at K-12 schools in Mississippi that question. Here is what they said

The districts that use outdated textbooks to teach about the Civil Rights Movement

A map of Mississippi districts using old books in high school history courses

New faces on campus: Students of all races welcome first black presidents to largely white colleges

Since 2013, seven small, highly selective liberal arts colleges not known for diversity have for the first time chosen college presidents who are black— just as students are demanding a better racial mix on their campuses.

What happens when two separate and unequal school districts merge?

Forced to consolidate, two school districts in rural Mississippi reimagine desegregation