Yawu Miller

Senior Editor


Email: yawu@bannerpub.com

Yawu Miller began his career in journalism with the Banner, serving as a staff reporter in 1993. He became managing editor in 1996. After leaving the Banner in 2006, he continued with the paper as a freelance writer and photographer. He has also written freelance articles for Commonwealth Magazine, the Baltimore Afro American and the Boston Irish Reporter. Miller graduated from Dartmouth College in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in English.

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Police, teens air differences in Teen Empowerment meeting

The city’s top police brass met with teenagers at the 12th Baptist Church in Roxbury to discuss how to repair relations between officers and youth.

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Black real estate professionals join forces to restore neighborhood’s housing stock

A group of African American real estate professionals have joined forces to redevelop local real estate.

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Competition tight as T&T Social Club wins top band in Boston Caribbean Carnival

Tens of thousands turned out for the Boston Caribbean Carnival.

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Times scribe's 'no angel' phrase provokes Twitter storm

Social media explodes with indignation after Times writer alleges Michael Brown was "no angel"

Social media explodes with indignation after Times writer alleges Michael Brown was "no angel"

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Bands gearing up for Saturday's Boston Caribbean Carnival

With Caribbean Carnival around the corner, the Banner takes a peek inside one Boston's busiest mas camps

Bands competing in Boston's Caribbean Carnival are putting the final touches on their presentations.

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Sworn in as MCAD commissioner, Charlotte Golar Richie begins new chapter in public service career

Charlotte Golar Richie has mentored a generation of leaders in state and local government during her nearly 30 years in state and local government.

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Massachusetts Dominicans savor newfound political clout

The political clout of the state’s Dominican community was on display at the Boston Dominican Parade, as Mayor Martin Walsh, state Rep. Marcos Devers and a host of candidates for statewide office courted voters

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Ferguson police shooting highlights US race divide

Blacks and whites view the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, and the police response to the protests of the shooting, Mo. through different lenses

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Social media drives news coverage of Ferguson shooting, protests

Images posted on social media by protestors counters narratives by police, corporate media

Social media has played a major role in news coverage of the police shooting of Michael Brown in Feguson, Mo., providing a forum for the black community there and across the U.S. to counter the narratives playing in the white-dominated corporate media.

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Boston demonstrators call for end to police shootings

Gathering on Boston Common part of nationwide moment of silence

Hundreds of demonstrators in Boston turned out to protest the Ferguson, Mo police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

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