Safiya Charles

Ida B. Wells Fellow, 2022

Safiya Charles is our Southern fellow. A Montgomery, Alabama-based writer, Charles covered the movement around justice for Black farmers at The Counter, and wrote about race and politics for The Montgomery Advertiser, the Alabama capital’s daily newspaper. Her work has also appeared in The Nation and The New Republic. She will be reporting on the impact of U.S. Department of Agriculture policies on Black farmers.