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Christian Bryant

Sr. Culture Editor

Christian Phillip Bryant is a journalist and renaissance man from Greensboro, N.C. He's a Southern gentleman with a penchant for good music and great storytelling. Christian joined Newsy in 2011 and has been "falling with style" ever since. If given the opportunity, sit down with him and allow him to regale you with stories of his (mis)adventures. You won't regret it.

  Recent Work
Cast members of "The Lion King"
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'Lion King': The Reimagining Of Pride Rock Goes Beyond Beyoncé

Rudy Martinez shows off his commutation letter from President Barack Obama.
Newsy / Ben SchamissoU.S.

How One Man Is Rebuilding His Life After A Commuted Life Sentence

Fats Domino pictures in 1962
Hugo van Gelderen / Anefo / CC BY-SA 3.0U.S.

Rock 'N' Roll Legend Fats Domino Meant The Most To New Orleans

Protesters demonstrating in St. Louis.
Getty Images / Michael B. ThomasU.S.

'Shut It Down': Using Economic Disruption To Force Reform

A protester and a police officer stare each other down in St. Louis, Missouri.
Getty Images / Michael B. ThomasU.S.

In St. Louis, Officer Acquittal Follows A Familiar Pattern

Virginia State Police stand in riot gear in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Getty Images / Chip SomodevillaU.S.

Why Race Isn't Part Of A National Police Crime Database

Children reading at the National Book Foundation's Book-Rich Environments Initiative launch.
National Book Foundation / Beowulf SheehanU.S.

What Does The Word Gap Mean For Kindergarten Students?

A sculpture of a child slave at the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana
Newsy / Travis HenryU.S.

A Case For White Supremacists Needing Reparations

Statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Getty Images / Chip SomodevillaU.S.

Why Confederate Monuments Exist In The First Place

A woman from the Chicago-area gun club Ladies of Steel fires a handgun.
Ben Schamisso / NewsyU.S.

Promoting Black Gun Ownership In Gun-Violent Chicago

Ava DuVernay speaking in Los Angeles in 2017.
Getty Images / Jerod HarrisU.S.

Ava DuVernay To Direct Netflix Series On Central Park Five

Hands tied behind someone's back
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How Should Police Handle Children When Detaining Their Parents?

Director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Nick Lyon.
Getty Images / Alex WongU.S.

Michigan Health Chief Charged With Manslaughter In Flint Water Crisis

A mural of Michelle Obama as an Egyptian queen on Chicago's South Side.
Newsy / Ben SchamissoU.S.

What Artists Can Learn From A Michelle Obama Mural

A student in a math class
Getty Images / Jeff J MithcellU.S.

AP Report Highlights School Violence Tracking Flaws

The U.S. Army in 1992 LA riots.
U.S. ArmyU.S.

Something We Haven't Seen Since The 1992 LA Riots

Prince performing in 2004
Getty Images / Chris GraythenEntertainment

Did Prince Want Us To Hear 'Deliverance'?

Prince performing
Getty Images / Doug PensingerEntertainment

Doctor Prescribed Prince Oxycodone Under Friend's Name

Police officers recite an oath during a New York Police Department graduation in 2014.
Getty Images / Andrew BurtonU.S.

Who Gets To Create A Police Force?

Charlie Murphy in 2006.
Getty Images / Brad BarketEntertainment

Comedian and Actor Charlie Murphy Is Dead At 57

A Washington, D.C., metropolitan police officer wearing an Axon body camera.
Getty Images / Win McNameeU.S.

What's Behind Axon's Free-For-All Police Body Cam Offer?

The Undertaker in 2015.
Getty Images / JP YimSports

The Undertaker Laid To Rest At WrestleMania 33

Chicago White Sox organist Lori Moreland.
Newsy / Ben SchamissoSports

How MLB Organists Bounced Back After Piping Down

Images of missing children in D.C.
Metropolitan Police Department of the Disctrict of ColumbiaU.S.

Why Are Black Children Going Missing In D.C.?

Wide receiver Dwight Clark of the San Francisco 49ers in 1984.
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Dwight Clark 'Suspects' Playing In The NFL Gave Him ALS

Chuck Berry performing in 2012.
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Chuck Berry, Rock 'N' Roll Pioneer, Dies

Bath Film Festival director and F-rating creator Holly Tarquini
Simon TaylorU.S.

F-Rating Creator Discusses How It Should Disappear

Men at a protest in Cleveland, Ohio.
Getty Images / Angelo MerendinoU.S.

Perceptions Of Black Men Don't Equal Reality

Miami police officer at DUI checkpoint.
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Minority Drivers Policed Most Heavily During Traffic Stops

Gavin Grimm
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SCOTUS Vacates Case Involving Transgender Teen Gavin Grimm