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Brianna Rhodes

Brianna Rhodes
Brianna Rhodes is a recent graduate from the University of Maryland Philip Merrill School of Journalism program where she received her Master's in Journalism. She also received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brianna has served as a reporter for Capital News Service in Maryland’s State capital, Annapolis. Capital News Service is a student-powered news organization run by the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, which is in partnership with the Associated Press. She reported on political issues pertaining to race relations and education in Maryland. She has had stories published in the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Miami Herald. Brianna has also written for many publications in the DMV area including The AFRO Newspaper, The Washington Informer Bridge Newspaper, the Prince George's County Sentinel, and the Hyattsville Life and Times. She has written stories on arts, culture, race and entertainment. Brianna also served as an Editorial Intern for a nonprofit organization, the National Trust of Historic Preservation. During her time there, she researched and wrote stories about African-American innovators and historic sites across the nation using various books and university library databases. Brianna is a North Carolina native and currently resides in Silver Spring, Maryland, but she still possesses her great southern charm and hospitality.
NRA Bang for Buck

Is the NRA Getting Its Bang for the Buck?

Eight lawmakers have taken more than a million dollars from the National Rifle Association over the course of their careers, according to research by the nonprofit Center for Responsive Politics and reported by CNN. The...
DACA, CHIP, Trafficking Bills

DACA, CHIP, and Human Trafficking Are Top Child Welfare Issues in Congress

Health care, human trafficking, and immigration are pressing child welfare issues and the focus of bills introduced into Congress at the end of 2017. Leading into the new year, many of these bills have...


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