James Black is the Research Assistant & Analyst at the Standing for Freedom Center. He graduated from Liberty University in May of 2015 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Individualized Studies, and in 2022 with a Master of Arts in Promotion & Video Content. Before coming to the Standing for Freedom Center, James served as an intern at the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and has been featured in multiple stories in the News and Advance and the 2022 edition of Inside Lynchburg Region Magazine. James also worked as a video shader for Liberty Broadcast Experience (LBX) while completing his master’s degree. James is passionate about prioritizing his Christian faith and pursuit of Biblical values through understanding and analyzing data related to local and national political trends.