Issac J. Bailey

About Issac J. Bailey

Issac Bailey, a 2014 Nieman Fellow, is a journalist, author, and race relations seminar creator and facilitator. He is the author of “My Brother Moochie: Regaining Dignity in the Face of Crime, Poverty, and Racism in the American South” (Other Press, 2018) and the forthcoming “Why Didn’t We Riot? A Black Man in Trumpland” (Other Press, October 2020). He has contributed to Politico, CNN.com, Time, and The Washington Post. He is a former columnist and senior writer for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and he was a 2011 recipient of a Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism for stories about a child protection case. The state subsequently revamped the way it handles such cases.

Yes, We Need A Special Commission…

By Opinion May 11, 2017

The media, along with former FBI Director James Comey, helped Donald Trump become president. Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com has detailed why. But it doesn’t take a mathematician to understand that critical reporting in the final days … Read more