Everyone has a story. A story that can vary, change each day and may even seem oddly mundane on the surface. I’m here to tell you that each story is unique, exciting, and vibrant, it just hasn’t been told that way yet. Continue reading Untold Stories
I am beyond excited to announce that I will be speaking on the NABJ region 3 panel on April 7th. See you there! Sincerely, Allana Barefield Continue reading Come Out and Hear My Journey!
Seeing my goals being met and dreams getting checked off my list is a rewarding feeling. I am happy to announce that I have been selected as one of the six HBCU students to attend The Online News Association HBCU Digital Media Fellowship Program. Continue reading Dreams Do Come True
No matter the size of the college campus or if its located in a rural or urban area, being safe should be the number one priority, according to experts. Universities and colleges invest a lot into keeping their students safe from putting up emergency blue phones to having late night shuttles running to pick someone up from the library, but some wonder if it’s enough. Continue reading Students Safety on College Campuses
I filed this story during my reporting internship with The New Orleans Advocate below to my editor at my reporting internship last semester on Oct. 22, 2016. When it ran I shared a byline with a fellow reporter. Lesley McSpadden, … Continue reading Michael Brown’s Mother Speaks in New Orleans
This is the excerpt for a featured content post. Continue reading Behind the Scenes with Allana
The men sat at the edge of their seats waiting for their name to be called. The majority of them have been waiting for this moment since they were a child. From all the early morning practices to people telling them they wouldn’t make it, paid off in that moment from one call. Continue reading The Eight Men Who Made Tiger Stadium Shake
I have to say that I have grown this semester not just from making new friends, finding new hobbies but being a better writer but most importantly a better reporter. This semester I had an opportunity to take advance media writing and the class as a whole has pushed me in ways I never could have imagined Continue reading Till Next Time…
Last summer, I interned with The Courier Journal in Kentucky. One of my clips did not get published. But I wanted to share that article here. Kelsi Worrell knows when she steps onto the blocks and hears the buzzer, it’s … Continue reading Kelsi Worrell Swims for a Purpose
Earlier this year I had the chance to interview David Duke, a former Klu Klux Klan member who made a visit at Dillard University which is a historically Black campus. Check out the videos down below. Continue reading David Duke Exclusive Interview
Once upon a time, there was a mother who always told her daughter to search for a man who is wholesome and provides financial stability.
So even after women outgrows fairytales, for some, the little girl inside of them continues to dream about status, money and walking into the party with a baller. Continue reading Baller Alert
-Inside my wardrobe & make up bag When it comes to buying new products – either new foundation or lipstick – I always use Google reviews. Personally I don’t pick up anything in the store due to having sensitive skin. … Continue reading My Beauty Tricks