Farai Chideya

Farai Chideya

Distinguished Writer in Residence

Farai Chideya is an award-winning journalist and professor who has worked in print, television, radio, and digital media. Over the years, Chideya was a producer for MTV News; an on-air political analyst for CNN; a reporter and guest host at ABC News; a host at Oxygen Media; and the host of the NPR program News and Notes. She is the author of four books: Don’t Believe the Hype: Fighting Cultural Misinformation About African Americans; The Color of Our Future; Trust: Reaching the 100 Million Missing Voters; and the novel Kiss the Sky. She blogs at Farai.com; is a contributor to New York Public Radio; and appears on cable television programs and radio programs regarding politics. Awards include a National Education Reporting Award; an award for best radio documentary from the National Association of Black Journalists; and a special awards for coverage of AIDS in communities of color from the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists’ Association.

 

Published Works

Five Thirty Eight
November 19th, 2015
France Struggles With Its Identity As It Seeks To Heal From Paris Attacks
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
The Intercept
September 17th, 2015
The Facebook of the Future Has Privacy Implications Today
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
The New York Times
December 26th, 2014
Dipping Into a French Melting Pot
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
The Nation
December 6th, 2013
Mandela and Mugabe
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
The Root
November 27th, 2013
A Quick Act Saves a Child From Slavery
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
Farai.com
November 13th, 2013
Why Are Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren In the Same Political Party?
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
The Root
November 1st, 2013
Dear Jay Z: Don’t Dodge the Barneys Thing
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
Farai.com
October 17th, 2013
The Smorgasburg Future of Journalism
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
Farai.com
October 8th, 2013
Yearning to Be Free: Why 12 Years a Slave is Essential Viewing
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
The Root
July 5th, 2013
DOMA and Voting Rights Don’t Compare
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
Farai.com
June 18th, 2013
Ode to the Black Tiger Mother
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
The Nation
May 15th, 2013
How to Fix Journalism’s Class and Color Crisis
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
The Root
April 18th, 2013
Georgia Teen Speaks Out on Integrated Prom
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence
Columbia Journalism Review
March 1st, 2013
Fair share
Farai Chideya
Distinguished Writer in Residence