Amy Alexander

About Amy Alexander

Amy Alexander, a Nieman affiliate in 1996, is author of several books, including “Lay My Burden Down: Suicide and the Mental Health Crisis Among African-Americans,” coauthored with Dr. Alvin F. Poussaint. “Uncovering Race: A Black Journalist’s Story of Reporting and Reinvention” published in October 2011 by Beacon Press.

What Often Goes Unsaid

By Diversity October 3, 2011

The racial dynamic of what happens inside a newsroom is ‘an elusive if contentious subject that seldom rises to become a topic of media forums or workshops—except when minority journalists come together to talk.’ Read more