Cassie Owens

Cassie Owens

Journalist and filmmaker

Cassie Owens is a journalist and filmmaker. Her reporting often covers the diverse communities within Black Philadelphia. She works at Free Press, where she collaborates with journalists, community members, therapists, and organizers to change harmful crime coverage, the first project of its kind in Philadelphia. Owens loves cultural history, gardening, and ancestral recipes.

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Come One, Come All!

The city's Eritrean-Ethiopian restaurants serve up more — way more — than delicious food.

14 min read