Stories by

Jordyn Holman

Jordyn graduated from the University of Southern California, where she was a columnist at The Daily Trojan, the student newspaper. She was a social media manager for Vrideo, a Los Angeles-based virtual reality content provider. She has held internships at The Chicago Sun-Times, Variety magazine and Marketplace Business News, a radio program. Next month, she will begin a reporting internship at Bloomberg News. She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.


The Uptown Dance Academy is struggling to stay in Harlem, its home for 20 years. To raise money, it has planned a tribute to Prince, a one-time benefactor.

Gallery M, a Harlem art gallery that encourages homeless and mentally ill residents to live independently, gets a boost in state funding.

There’s only one Republican running to fill Representative Charles B. Rangel’s seat in the 13th Congressional District. Harlem has been run by Democrats for generations. Why Tony Evans, the sole Republican candidate, doesn’t see his campaign as a long shot in this heavily Democratic district.

It is a year of firsts for The New York Times Student Journalism Institute — the first year in New York City and the first year combining programs for students sponsored by the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.