Akilah Johnson

A general assignment reporter for the Metro Desk, Johnson previously covered education and public safety for Fort Lauderdale’s South Florida Sun Sentinel, where she was part of a team named a finalist for the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news.

Latest stories

N.H. students turn presidential primary into civics lesson

By , Globe Staff

Why learn about the presidents when you can meet the next one?

off the beat

Hillary Clinton’s toughest N.H. supporter

By , Globe Staff

Knock, knock: There’s a probation officer at your door. And she wants you to vote for Hillary Clinton.

Capital Source

Write a FITN essay; win a free ride to college

By , Globe Staff

There is one place in the Granite State, where, come January, college will be tuition-free — well, at least for one student.

Off the beat

At 16, he wants to make America great again

By , Globe Staff

Behind every presidential campaign, there’s an idealistic intern.