Nedra Rhone is a journalist with more than 20 years experience writing about a range of topics including K-12 education, cultural trends, consumer finance and the environment. She is a Pulitzer Prize finalist in explanatory journalism for her work on the history of hip-hop and is currently a senior reporter at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

All Stories by Nedra Rhone

April 26, 2021

A commitment to living much closer to the earth

They’re off the grid – and proud of it. And some modern homesteaders are on a mission to teach others about the need for self-sufficiency and stewardship of the land.

April 13, 2021

Want your message heard? Hire a female announcer

Voice acting, an industry long dominated by white men, gets a shot of diversity with more opportunities for women and people of color. Consumer preferences, new technology and shifts in training are driving the change.

March 11, 2021

Where would we be without those immortal HeLa cells?

A Black woman died of cancer 70 years ago, unaware that she would ‘outlive us all.’ Now, the world knows her name and her immortal importance.

January 25, 2021

Violence triggers interest in guns among Black women

Aggression at home, and in the streets, is a catalyst for women seeking to protect themselves. The co-owner of a gun-training club cites domestic violence as one reason for the increase in firearms ownership.

January 10, 2021

Farmers return soil to its healthier roots, gradually

Regenerative agriculture is emerging as the key to the health of the land and the food it yields.