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Cheryl Devall

Cheryl Devall

Senior Radio Editor

Biography

Cheryl Devall is a senior radio editor at Reveal. She is a native Californian with Louisiana roots from which storytelling runs deep. As an editor and correspondent, she's worked for the Daily World in Opelousas, Louisiana (the birthplace of zydeco music); Southern California Public Radio; National Public Radio; “Marketplace;” The Mercury News in San Jose, California; and the Chicago Tribune. Devall has shared in three Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards for coverage of AIDS and black America, the 1992 Los Angeles riots and North Carolina 40 years after the federal war on poverty. She's based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.

Articles

The messy truth about victim compensation

Victim compensation funds are supposed to help victims of crime. African Americans are disproportionately hurt by how that money is handed out.

Sep 8, 2018
Hate

Trumping hate

Hate speech is nothing new in the United States. What is new is how often people who use it invoke Trump’s name.

Apr 21, 2018

My town, Chi-Town

Since 2000, a quarter-million black Chicagoans have moved out of the city. We’re taking a close look at those challenges in this week’s episode.

Feb 24, 2018
Criminal Justice

Trial and terror

President Donald Trump has used the threat of foreign-born terrorists to justify his travel ban – but since 9/11, nearly every terrorist attack in the

Jun 24, 2017