Bobbi-Jeanne Misick Gulf States Newsroom




Bobbi-Jeanne Misick reports on health and criminal and social justice issues. Previously she worked as a reporter and producer in the Caribbean, covering a range of topics from different LGBTQ issues in the region to extrajudicial killings in Jamaica and the rise of extremism in Trinidad and Tobago. Bobbi-Jeanne is a graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. Before that, she worked as an assistant editor and pop culture writer for Essence.com.

Her reporting is part of WBHM's partnership with WWNO through the Gulf States Newsroom.

Deep South’s most vulnerable residents share their stories during EPA’s ‘Journey to Justice’ tour

Black residents of Southeast Louisiana, dedicated to fighting air and soil pollution in their own neighborhoods and towns met with EPA Administrator Michael Regan on his “Journey to Justice,” listening tour, sharing their stories and frustrations.

Wastewater failures for Lowndes County’s Black residents at center of DOJ investigation

The investigation, opened Tuesday, is looking into the Alabama Department of Health’s and the Lowndes County Health Department’s wastewater disposal and infectious disease and outbreak programs.

It’s Not Just Hair: New Orleans CROWN Act Is A First For The Deep South But, Advocates Hope, Just The Beginning

Black women and men, especially across the Deep South, have faced discrimination in the workplace stemming from their natural hair.