Mark Beckford

Mark Beckford is an assistant professor of journalism at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He has been a journalist for over a decade, reporting on stories in Jamaica, the United States, Barbados, China, and Ghana. He has been published in the Washington Post and the Jamaica Gleaner.

Stories By Mark Beckford

They’re Fed Up With America’s Racism. So They’re Moving to Africa.

Ghana’s capital is home to a booming economy, a thriving tech scene, and a growing number of professionals who’ve decided to stop chasing the American dream.