Madison Gray, Online Journalist

A Portfolio of Madison Gray's Work

A Way Out for Troubled Girls

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In an innovative method of deterring crime and addressing human trafficking, many municipal courts are turning to a clever alternative.

Read more: Teen girls get the courts on their side (.pdf)

Written by M.J. Gray

April 17, 2014 at 7:32 pm

Obama Warns Of Threats To Voting Rights At NAN Convention

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Exclusive: President Barack Obama downplayed accusations of voter fraud by legislators who have introduced bills that have threatened to turn back decades­-old gains for African American and other voters and that he said must stay in place.

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Written by M.J. Gray

April 12, 2014 at 2:58 pm

Al-Jazeera Journalists Mark 100 Days in Egyptian Jail Amid Calls for Their Release

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Despite international calls for their release, three journalists who work for Al-Jazeera marked 100 days held in captivity by the Egyptian government joining a fourth who has been detained for nearly eight months.

Read more: http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/246770/al-jazeera-journalists-mark-100-days-in-egyptian-jail-amid-calls-for-their-release/

 

Written by M.J. Gray

April 8, 2014 at 11:36 am

‘My Brother, Marvin’: Zeola Gaye Speaks

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Rob Verhorst/Redferns/Getty

On the 30th anniversary of the death of Marvin Gaye, his sister Zeola grants EBONY.com an exclusive interview about the legacy of her beloved brother.

Read more at EBONY http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/my-brother-marvin-zeola-gaye-speaks-323#ixzz2xpbNUEaB

Written by M.J. Gray

April 3, 2014 at 1:54 pm

The ‘Knockout’ Game: Real or an Exaggeration?

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Media Reports have uncovered an alarming new trend where groups of black teenagers attack unsuspecting victims with a sucker punch to the head known as the “knockout game.” But upon closer examination, it’s possible that the only trend here is an exaggeration of random acts of violence.

Read more (.pdf): ‘Knockout’ Mania

Written by M.J. Gray

April 3, 2014 at 1:49 pm

Detroit News Outlets Join Forces in Reporting From the Grass Roots

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Several news organizations based in and around Detroit have formed the Detroit Journalism Cooperative to report on the troubled city from a grass-roots perspective with the news organizations sharing their content

Read more: http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/top-stories/241300/detroit-news-outlets-join-forces-in-reporting-from-the-grass-roots/

Written by M.J. Gray

March 5, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Controversial Billboard Depicting U.S. Soldier and Muslim Woman Hits Times Square

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The ad brought both anger and praise in other parts of the country

Read more:  http://newsfeed.time.com/2014/01/29/controversial-billboard-depicting-u-s-soldier-and-muslim-woman-hits-times-square/

Written by M.J. Gray

March 5, 2014 at 1:56 pm

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