Fil-Am journalist recounts being in the middle of Charlottesville violence
A young Fil-Am journalist recently wrote about his experience as a witness to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Caleb Ecarma witnessed as the white supremacists came to town, supposedly to protest the removal of Robert E. Lee’s confederate statue.
Ecarma is an intern for the USA Today opinion section, and his recent piece about his experience in Charlottesville has gone viral.
Growing up in upstate South Carolina, he is no stranger to racism — and that’s why his piece resonated to many readers.
Caleb joins BA via Skype from Washington DC to recount his experience as a first-hand witness, and to talk about how that will impact his work as a Fil-Am journalist, moving forward.