desiree cooper

Check out this report from Pulitzer Prize nominated journalist and Kimbilio Fellow Desiree Cooper for American Black Journal on Detroit Public TV! Desiree Cooper is a journalist, author, blogger and former co-host of American Public Media’s Weekend America. A 2002 Pulitzer Prize nominee for her column in the Detroit Free Press, Cooper graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Maryland with degrees in journalism and economics. She earned a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1984. She now serves as the communications director for Planned Parenthood Mid and South Michigan, and is the owner of Detroit Snob, an apparel company dedicated to Detroit positivity. She is a founding board member of Cave Canem, a national residency for emerging black poets. Cooper was born in Japan to a military family and now makes her home in metro Detroit.

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