Cara Anthony

Cara Anthony

Cara Anthony, Midwest Correspondent, comes to KHN after serving as a multimedia reporter at the Belleville News-Democrat. A native of East St. Louis, Illinois, she previously worked at The Indianapolis Star, The Frederick (Md.) News-Post, and the Daily Press (Newport News, Virginia). Cara co-moderated USA Today Network events during the 2016 election, and her six-part Belleville News-Democrat series titled “Then I Knew” about racism in America was nominated in 2018 for an Emmy. She is a graduate of Tennessee State University.

Larita Rice-Barnes, Terra Jenkins and April Roby-Bell

Survivors of gangs and gun violence, these women now help others navigate grief

By: - December 24, 2022

When April Roby-Bell joined the Gangster Disciples in middle school, the street gang treated her like family when she felt abandoned by her own. She was looking for love, acceptance, and stability. “They trained us as little kids. How to own your ’hood, own your street: ‘This is my territory,’” Roby-Bell said. The experience also […]