Sun, 12 June 2011
James Causey is a editorial writer, columnist and blogger for The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper. He has only had two jobs in his life a bus boy at a restaurant and working at The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ; newspaper. He started working at the largest African American newspaper in Milwaukee at 14 years old. At 15 years old, he started working at the Milwaukee Sentinel Journal and has been there ever since. During our conversation, James talks and share about various issues that impact Black men and people of color including Blacks and AIDS, the Black church, the need for Black Americans to read more, what needs to improve the state of Black men in Milwaukee and in America, his thoughts on the job that President Obama has done so far and the "Black Mancession". James also provides his thoughts on other issues such as where did his love of journalism come from, his first column on teen pregnancy when he was 14 years old, his change of focus from being a boxer to a newspaper columnist, how he went from writing a community newspaper to writing for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel at 15 years old and has been there since, he studied at Marquette University and working at the Sentinel at the same time, the time that he spent at Harvard University studying and writing a paper on hip hop and words of encouragement for Black men.
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Category:Citizen Journalism -- posted at: 11:20pm EST