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Charles Simmons


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JD, Georgetown

Interests and Expertise

Charles E. Simmons attended schools in Detroit, holds a BA degree from Langston University, Oklahoma; a MS from Columbia University in New York City; and a Juris Doctor (JD) from Georgetown University in Washington. His articles have appeared in African American, national and international newspapers and magazines, and he has hosted a radio program in Los Angeles.

He has reported news in Africa, the Middle East, Europe as well as in the United States. A former legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. John Conyers, Simmons has taught at Howard University in Washington and California State University-Los Angeles. He is currently a member of the advisory editorial board of the Michigan Citizen Newspaper and the board of directors of the Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice


News Writing and Reporting
Feature Writing
Contemporary Problems in Journalism
Journalism Law

Recent Publications and Presentations