Veteran journalist Jarvis DeBerry is an opinion editor at MSNBC.com. His previous roles include founding editor of the Louisiana Illuminator, columnist and editorial board member for cleveland.com and deputy opinions editor, columnist and editorial writer at The Times-Picayune | NOLA.com. He was on the team of journalists awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for its coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the deadly flood that followed. His columns have won awards from the New Orleans Press Club, the Louisiana/ Mississippi Associated Press and the National Association of Black Journalists. “I Feel to Believe,” a collection of DeBerry’s Times-Picayune columns, was published in 2020 by the University of New Orleans Press and has been selected as One Book One New Orleans’ 2022 book of the year.