Apologies, but no results were found for the requested archive. Perhaps searching will help find a related post.
As a 2010 College Fellow at the Poynter Institute, Mullins Created a multi-platform website that chronicled the homeless story of St. Petersburg.
Mullins and his partner Helene´Franchineau covered a French father and son who travelled to New York just to run in the NYC Marathon together. The son, who was once obese, is now in great shape but still sees himself as obese in his mind.
Elina Nulman has adopted a raw food diet to help her deal with fibromyalgia. Nulman has given up many of her favorite foods just to ease her pain.
During his fellowship at The Poynter Institute, Mullins interviews multiple homeless people in the city of St. Petersburg that call City Hall their home. He spends three nights and five days following them to document their story.
In Astoria, Steinway Street is known to the locals as “hookah central.” On one block, over 20 hookah bars are squeezed one next to another, filling the surrounding areas with their distinctive sound and smells.
Jersey City’s Newark Avenue is home to the largest gathering of people celebrating the Diwali festival outside of India. Over 10,000 people fill the street throughout the evening and dance with Dandiya sticks and bangled wrists.
Keith Nelson is the co-founder of the Bindlestiff Family Circus, and the organizer of the first ever Unicycle Festival in New York City. Columbia Journalism School student Dexter Mullins produced this audio slideshow as he followed Nelson throughout the weekend of Sept. 5-7, 2010 for the festival.
Mullins interviews a Manhattan homeless man who has a positive outlook on his rough situation.
For years, people have referred to those they consider to be backstabbing “Uncle Tom’s,” but just what makes someone a “Tom?” Dexter Mullins reports.
Frayser High School has Memphis city officials trying to explain the nearly 90 pregnancies at the school, an alarming number. Dexter Mullins reports.
In South Carolina, the “Coon Hunters Association” doesn’t see why asking for special license plates that read “coon hunters” on the back is offensive. Dexter Mullins reports.
Mullins did an article on illegal-file sharing while on an internship at USA TODAY, which ran in both the print and online edition.
Below is a series of links to work that Mullins did for the 2010 National Association of Black Journalists convention during the 2010 NABJ Student Projects.
This story details the financial turmoil that NABJ has endured over the last five years, and was a huge highlight of the convention.
This story is a follow-up on the NABJ finances story. It explores NABJ possibly teaming up with other organizations to save costs.
A simple, but informative piece on the winners of NABJ’s annual photo competition.
Actress Regina King partnered with the Black Aids Institute to launch a major initiative while at the convention.
This story is a feature on the tools and tips needed to succeed as a backpack journalist.
This article explores the pending conflict with local Astoria residents and hookah bar owners, and the health implications of teens smoking hookah at a young age.
-This article is the first in a multi-part award-winning investigative series Mullins wrote chronicling the sudden resignation of former North Carolina A&T Chancellor Stanley F. Battle. Mullins was able to obtain critical information months before several other local outlets. He has since been contacted by staff members of such publications as The New Haven Register and The Hartford Courant about information regarding Battle, as he became the interim-president of Southern Connecticut State University.
-This article chronicles the atmosphere on the night of President Barack Obama’s election on the campus of North Carolina A&T.
-Mullins wrote a 1000+ word feature on the issue of same-sex relationships on a historically black campus. As a result of this article, conversations around the campus of North Carolina A&T began to be held as to the better treatment of the LGBT community on the campus. The article, along with a first hand description of the difficulties of reporting on such a tender subject, were picked up and syndicated by Black College Wire.
-Here, Mullins does an in-depth investigative report on the killing of a former North Carolina A&T student from 1960. The case is still the City of Greensboro’s oldest unsolved homicide.
Here are additional samples of his reporting:
Mullins has never been afraid to speak his mind, and many of his editorials helped to change the way things were done in his immediate community. Below are some samples. Many have won awards. More can be found at www.ncatregister.com
More samples can be found by typing Dexter R. Mullins in the search bar of www.ncatregister.com