Sam Fulwood III, is Metro columnist for “The Plain Dealer” and the author of two books: “Full of It: Strong Words and Fresh Thinking for Cleveland” and a memoir, “Waking from the Dream: My Life in the Black Middle Class”. Before joining The Plain Dealer, Fulwood was a Washington correspondent and national race relations beat reporter for “The Los Angeles Times”. Other major newspapers where he has served as a reporter and editor include the “Atlanta Journal and Constitution”, the “Baltimore Sun”, and the “Charlotte Observer”.
Fulwood has been a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and an Institute of Politics Fellow at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He contributed to “The Los Angeles Times’” Pulitzer Prize-winning staff report on the 1992 Los Angeles riots, and his work has also been recognized by Unity Awards in Media, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Associated Press Society of Ohio, and the Black Media Association of Charlotte, N.C.
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