Tamar Sarai Davis is a staff reporter leading Prism’s criminal justice coverage.
Prior to joining Prism, Tamar worked as a criminal justice researcher at Color Of Change, the nation's largest online racial justice organization. There, her research focused on bail reform, the profit incentives that fuel mass incarceration, and the impact of the system on women and girls, among other campaigns based issues.
Tamar is passionate about narrative writing and firmly believes that story sharing and truth-telling play a powerful role in changing hearts, minds, and ultimately the lived realities of communities across the world.
Tamar is a Brooklyn native and currently lives in Harlem. She holds a B.A. in Sociology and Africana Studies from Wellesley College and an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University.