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Unapologetically Black, Jasmyne Cannick is known for addressing the issues that others can't or simply won't.
At 29, Jasmyne Cannick is a critic and commentator based in Los Angeles who addresses the intersection of race, class, religion,
and gender in the African American community as played out in today's pop culture and politics.
.An award-winning journalist, Jasmyne was selected as one of ESSENCE Magazine's 25 Women Shaping the World.
Her thought provoking commentaries have been featured on countless radio stations and in newspapers and magazines around
the country including the Chicago Sun-Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Los Angeles Daily News. A strong advocate for the Black press,
her writings have appeared in Black newspapers coast to coast including the Los Angeles Sentinel, Wave, and Watts Times,
Our Weekly, New York Amsterdam, Washington Afro, Chicago Defender , Sacramento Observer, Michigan Citizen, Oakland Post,
and Atlanta Daily World. Online, she's a regular contributor to the Electronic Urban Report, Blackcommentator.com,
BlackAmericaWeb.com, and the BlackAgendaReport.com. You can usually catch her on your AM and FM dials on
American Urban Radio Network's award-winning talk show “The Bev Smith Show,” National Public Radio's “News & Notes,”
and “Tell Me More,” Radio One's The Power 169, and locally in L.A. on KJLH 102.3 FM's “The Front Page.”
A trusted source by reporters, she's appeared on CNN, Fox News, BET News, Access Hollywood, NBC's Dateline and more.
Jasmyne continues to be a popular speaker at colleges, universities, conferences, and events discussing culture, race, sexuality, and politics.
She is a co-founder of the National Black Justice Coalition, the nation's Black gay civil rights group
and she's a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Her day to day work is in politics.
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