Sherri Williams

Multimedia Journalist

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Civil Rights

  • Published by: The Columbus Dispatch

    Female circumcision

    An Ethiopian mother was granted asylum in U.S. District court fearing her teenage daughter would be circumcised if they were deported.

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  • Published by: The Columbus Dispatch

    Mississippi 50 years after Emmett Till

    Emmett Till’s lynching in 1955 shook the nation. The legacy of the killing of Till, 14, was a stain on Mississippi. Fifty years later his death remains a blemish on Money, Miss. But the state changed. A highway was named …

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Health

  • A residue of fear: Health & the BP oil spill

    Communities of color fear for their health after the Gulf oil spill

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  • Published by: Heart & Soul magazine

    Black women and HIV testing

    Black HIV activists tell black women why they need to incorporate HIV testing into their health exams.

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  • Published by: Heart & Soul magazine

    Computer love

    Social media and relationships experts give tips on handling love online.

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  • Cutting AIDS’ myths

    AIDS educators train black barbers to talk about safe sex with customers, especially young boys

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  • Published by: The Source magazine

    Hip-hop heavyweights

    Rappers David Banner, Paul Wall and Nore discuss how they collectively lost almost 300 pounds.

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  • Published by: Heart & Soul magazine

    Rating ereaders

    A look at some of the most popular tablet computers for reading.

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  • Published by: The Columbus Dispatch

    South Africa, AIDS and families

    The AIDS epidemic ravaged South Africa killing off parents and leaving a nation of new orphans. One teenager struggled to keep his family together after his parents’ death. A grandmother worked to care for her several grandchildren. Teachers became surrogate …

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  • Published by: Essence magazine

    The five people ruining your health

    Doctors discuss how women’s social relationships affect how their families and friends undermine and promote a health lifestyle.

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  • Published by: Heart & Soul magazine

    The recession & women’s health

    Worry over the recession, unemployment and foreclosures are creating physical and mental health hurdles for women as they struggle to cope.

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  • Published by: Heart & Soul magazine

    Vaginal birth after C-section?

    A look at the National Institutes of Health recommendation to have women revisit old practices after new research emerged.

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Immigrants/Refugees

  • Published by: Ebony magazine

    Uncommon ground

    African immigrants and African-Americans worked through differences in Columbus, Ohio and across the nation.

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