Black Science Matters

During the summer of 2014, journalism Assistant Professor Charles “Stretch” Ledford met Yemaya Bordain, then a PhD student in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

18 Apr
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Ledford to present lecture

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Assistant Professor of Journalism Charles “Stretch” Ledford will present a lecture “Shooting with the Gun Guys: Gaining Access, Establishing Rapport, Breaking Through” on Monday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum.

30 Mar
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Ledford continues coverage of campaigns

Assistant Professor of Journalism Charles “Stretch” Ledford covered Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ rally at the university’s Athletics and Recreation Center on Saturday, March 12, for Getty Images.  "The Washington Post" published this photo of Terrill Lovington, of New York, selling souvenirs to guests lined up six hours prior to the event.

17 Mar
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Ledford covers campaigns in Iowa

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Former president Bill ClintonAssistant Professor of Journalism Charles “Stretch” Ledford recently spent several days in Iowa on what he describes as “a political binge” covering the run-up to today’s state caucuses for Getty Images.  Ledford committed to photographing as many campaign events as possible in a week’s time.

01 Feb
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