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Cassandra Spratling

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Cassandra Spratling

Writer-in-Residence

Veteran journalist Cassandra Spratling worked for 30-plus years at the Detroit Free Press where she held a variety of positions including assistant features editor, education editor, education writer and features writer.  Her work has appeared in various publications, including National Geographic, Howard (University) Magazine, VisitDetroit, BLAC magazine and the Michigan Chronicle.

Spratling’s work has won awards from the National Association of Black Journalists and Wayne State University.

Her passion for education stems from a strong belief that a solid education opened doors for her that would have been shut tight otherwise. She wants those doors opened for all children.