Stories by Lynnell Hancock

LynNell Hancock, a former reporter for The Village Voice, the Daily News, and Newsweek, teaches journalism at Columbia. She is the author of Hands to Work: the Stories of Three Families Racing the Welfare Clock, out in paperback this month. subscribe to Lynnell Hancock's feed

Posted on: Jan 15, 2003, Source: Columbia Journalism Review

The media painted young black men as marauding hordes, easy to degrade and dismiss as animals in the public mind.