Journalist Videos


Watch the journalism videos of reporter Kristen L Pope.

Reporting While Black? Read This.

In a recent story, I found myself in a battle to tell a familiar story to minorities, objectively. It wasn’t easy. My editor and I were going back and forth on language, storytelling and ultimately the best narrative that would illustrate the all too often interaction between black males and law enforcement. We didn’t consistently agree on how to tell the story, but in the end, we did.

This brief story captures the daily plight of minority males, specifically black males.