Kenya Downs is the digital reporter and producer for PBS NewsHour’s Race Matters and education verticals, creating multimedia content for online and television centered on issues of race and social justice, including exploring the intersection of identity and culture with education reform and policy. Kenya also contributes content related to the Caribbean region for NewsHour's international coverage. She’s previously worked with National Public Radio, Al-Jazeera Media Network and CBS News. Kenya is a graduate of both Howard University and American University and is based in Washington, D.C.
Kenya's Most Recent Stories
June 22, 2016
What’s it like to be Latino and gay? Members of Orlando’s Latino LGBTQ community share the struggles they face being a part of two, sometimes dueling, communities. Continue reading →
June 8, 2016
One Twitter, would-be voters are showing reluctant support for Hillary Clinton using #GirlIGuessImWithHer. Continue reading →
May 20, 2016
Rumors circulated that the Caribbean nation of Haiti would become the African Union’s 55th member state. Not true, says the African Union. Continue reading →