Black History 365: Sarahbeth Maney

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Sarahbeth Maney also known as SB, is a 2021-22 New York Times photography fellow covering politics in Washington D.C. 

Originally from the California Bay Area, her personal work focuses on education, disability, and issues that disproportionately impact Black and brown communities. As a journalist, her goal is to further representation within the industry and portray each story as honestly as it exists. 

Maney received a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism from San Francisco State University in 2019, where she also served as The National Press Photographers Association chapter president. During that time, Maney interned at The San Francisco Chronicle, Flint Journal in Michigan and S.F. Examiner.

​Most recently, she received a grant from the Pulitzer Center and Diversify Photo to continue documenting a story about pregnancy and housing insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic.​​
Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, CNN, The Guardian, HuffPost, Bloomberg, Forbes, and among others. ​​​
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Sarahbeth is covering the confirmation hearings of Ketanji Brown Jackson.