Samantha Latson

Washington, D.C.


Education: Roosevelt University, BA in Journalism; Indiana University, MS in Journalism

Samantha Latson is an intern on The Washington Post's investigative desk. She is an MS student in journalism at Indiana University and was a reporter for the Unforgotten 51 project that examined the mostly unsolved cases of 51 mostly African American women murdered in Chicago since 2001. The killings are believed to be the work of a serial killer. Her work has been published in the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Crusader.
Latest from Samantha Latson

Bowser seeks to follow Marion Barry, but some Black voters are skeptical

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser won the Democratic primary Tuesday with more support from majority-White areas than majority-Black ones.

June 22, 2022

Left-wing candidates, moderate incumbents win D.C. Council primaries

Chairman Phil Mendelson and At-large member Anita Bonds won their primaries, while liberal candidates won at the ward level.

June 22, 2022

March for Our Lives 2022: Thousands gather to protest gun violence

Thousands rally in the nation’s capital Saturday in support of ending gun violence.

June 11, 2022