Milton Allimadi publishes and edits The Black Star News which he co-founded in 1997 with seed funding from Bill and Camille Cosby. He previously was deputy editor of The City Sun and prior to that a Metro Desk news stringer for The New York Times. He’s a graduate of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia. Allimadi is a member of a weekly reporters roundtable on WLIB every Sunday at 9.30PM and has been a frequent guest commentator on Errol Louis’s Inside City Hall show on NY1 News and on Voice of America’s “Straight Talk Africa” with Shaka Ssali. He runs a free weekly journalism workshop for local residents in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, every Monday.