The threats to press freedom, from Ferguson to Iraq

The complexities of exercising freedom of the speech are now center stage with attempts to intimidate and silence journalists in Ferguson, Mo., Egypt and Iraq.

UNITY Fellow: Illinois bolsters HIV testing efforts in key areas

Illinois is approaching the third and final year of a federal grant aimed at reducing HIV/AIDS rates among racial minorities.

UNITY condemns journalists’ arrests in Missouri

UNITY joins NABJ and others to condemn the arrest of journalists Wesley Lowery and Ryan Reilly covering protests in Ferguson, Mo.

UNITY Fellow: I’m Attending NAJA, NABJ, NAHJ, AAJA, and NLGJA

By Melanie Balakit UNITY 2014 Reporting Fellow Aug. 1, 2014 When I tell people I’m going to all five minority journalism conferences this summer, they look at me like I’m…