TyLisa is a recent graduate of Florida A&M’s journalism school, where she was the editor in chief of the award-winning campus magazine, Journey. She was a beat reporter at the award-winning campus newspaper, The Famuan. She has held internships at The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., and Sirius XM Radio and was a freelance reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat. Earlier this year, she was a participant in the National Association of Black Journalists’ multimedia short course as an anchor and associate producer. In 2016, she was part of ProPublica’s Emerging Reporter program. This summer, she will be interning at The Dallas Morning News. She is a member of N.A.B.J., Investigative Reporters and Editors and Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism honor society.
James Baldwin’s essence, spirit and paper legacy can now be found in 77 boxes at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The Harlem community is still finding ways to go beyond the books and learn about the writer and the man