Samantha Chery

Washington, D.C.


Education: University of Florida, BS in Journalism

Samantha Chery is a reporting intern for The Washington Post's features desk. She graduated from the University of Florida and previously interned for the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
Latest from Samantha Chery

A Pride Month marked by grief, rage and resilient joy

For many LGBTQ individuals and communities across the nation, Pride 2022 has been unlike any other in recent memory.

July 1, 2022

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years for sex trafficking and racketeering

R. Kelly's 2021 trial is one of the most high-profile cases within the music industry to spring from the #MeToo movement.

June 29, 2022

Green Day lead singer says he’ll renounce citizenship over abortion ruling

In a profanity-filled speech onstage at London Stadium last Friday, Armstrong said he no longer wants to be a U.S. citizen.

June 27, 2022

Women of color will be most impacted by the end of Roe, experts say

A disproportionately high share of abortion patients are women of color — a result of systemic inequities, advocates say.

June 24, 2022

They protested with Pride flags at graduation. Their fight isn’t over.

Students, alumni and faculty at Seattle Pacific University are at odds with the Board of Trustees over the school’s Employee Lifestyle Expectations policy.

June 23, 2022

Something in the Water festival packs them in (and leaves a few out)

A festival? In D.C.? Pharrell Williams moved his three-day Something in the Water concert from Virginia this year.

June 19, 2022

Juneteenth is growing. Some Texans worry it’s losing meaning.

Two years after becoming a national holiday, some Black Texans worry Juneteenth is starting to lose its meaning.

June 18, 2022

Jennifer Hudson reaches EGOT status after winning Tony Award

Jennifer Hudson became the 17th entertainer ever to reach EGOT status after her Tony win for co-producing "A Strange Loop."

June 13, 2022

British prosecutors authorize charges against Harvey Weinstein alleging indecent assault

The authorized charges mean that if Harvey Weinstein were extradited to England or Wales, police would be able to arrest and formally charge him with indecent assault.

June 8, 2022