Hi, I'm Daja.
I am a journalist based in the South. My award-winning work has centered equity across beats, including health, the environment and education.
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Fighting Industrial Development and Defending Black History in Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley”
Long excluded from the Mississippi statehouse, Black women fight on the margins for democracy
A little bit about me.
Daja E. Henry is a journalist based in Memphis, Tennessee. She is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. Daja holds degrees in journalism from Howard University and Arizona State University. Her work has taken her throughout the U.S., Europe and Latin America. She currently works as a Frances Ellen Watkins Harper editorial fellow at The 19th. In her free time, she enjoys researching her family history and curates a Boosktagram account @bookinonabudget.