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Charlotte, NC
Multimedia Journalist — Washington Post, NPR, Fox News
As seen in:  Washington Post, NPR, Fox News, WNYC

Writer/columnist/editor. Washington Post, WCCB News Rising, theGrio, NPR. Follower of politics, theater and political theater, of course.

In Charleston, a Rare - and Perhaps Transformational - Public Glimpse of Private Faith

the-broad-side.com — Viewers inside and outside the arena where the funeral for Rev. Clementa Pinckney took place crossed lines of faith in a transformational moment for a glimpse of "black culture" far different from what is usually meant when that phrase is uttered derisively on random cable shout-fests.

Beyond The Headlines, There's Much More To West Baltimore

npr.org — The complexities of Baltimore seem largely out of the reach of the media outlets that descend, as usual, only when certain neighborhoods burn. Birthday parties and backyard barbecues - rituals of daily life and love - seem to never make the headlines. Yet images of overturned cars claim the top spot on the evening news every time.

Beyond The Headlines, There's Much More To West Baltimore

wnyc.org — The complexities of Baltimore seem largely out of the reach of the media that descends, as usual, only when certain neighborhoods burn. Birthday parties and backyard barbecues - rituals of daily life and love - seem to never make the headlines. Yet images of overturned cars claim the top spot on the evening news every time.

Beyond The Headlines, There's Much More To West Baltimore

npr.org — The complexities of Baltimore seem largely out of the reach of the media that descends, as usual, only when certain neighborhoods burn. Birthday parties and backyard barbecues - rituals of daily life and love - seem to never make the headlines. Yet images of overturned cars claim the top spot on the evening news every time.

Obama in North Carolina: An Economic Message With a Focus on Women

theroot.com — Charlotte, N.C.: In a battleground state he won in 2008 and lost in 2012-both by close margins-President Barack Obama spoke on Wednesday, Tax Day, about economic policy, particularly how it affects working families and working women.

Should Michelle Obama Run for Office?

theroot.com — Too soon, too soon, of course. After observing close-up the kind of headwinds her husband has met in Washington, D.C., and beyond, there is absolutely no indication that first lady Michelle Obama is looking to place her own name on any ballot.

Rosa Parks Had a Radical Side: Championing the Rights of Rape Victims

theroot.com — Rosa Parks was a demure seamstress who defied a Montgomery, Ala., bus driver's order to give up her seat to a white man because -- on that particular day -- she was tired. Her spontaneous act sparked a 1955 bus boycott that launched the civil rights movement. Sound familiar? It should.

Loretta Lynch Confirmation Hearings: GOP Is Still Driving Away Black Voters

theroot.com — In recognition of Black History Month, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and Co-Chair Sharon Day have released a statement in which Priebus says that "as we reflect on the generations of African Americans who contributed immensely to the fabric of our country and to the Republican Party, let us honor their legacy not just by what we say, but also in what we do."

Will holiday filmgoers remember or care about Sony’s insulting e-mails?

washingtonpost.com — Whether fans of the celebrities insulted in snarky, leaked e-mails will decide to punish Sony Pictures Entertainment by withholding box-office dollars might be the least of the beleaguered company's problems. But it is a problem in our entertainment-hungry society, where competition for attention and audience is fierce.

In a police shooting case in Charlotte, fewer headlines but familiar call for justice

washingtonpost.com — CHARLOTTE - Now it's Charlotte's turn in an unwanted spotlight. The story is familiar - white police officer, unarmed black man, a shooting and the one without the gun dead in the street. Loved ones grieve, a mother holds a Winnie the Pooh doll from a childhood not too many years past and protesters demand action.
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Jul 03, 2015

At a Charleston funeral, did a rare public glimpse of faith change hearts and minds? - go.shr.lc/1C7jVDa via @Shareaholic @womenjournos

Jul 03, 2015

In Charleston, a Rare – and Perhaps Transformational -- Public Glimpse of Private Faith - go.shr.lc/1C7jVDa @The_Broad_Side

Jul 01, 2015

How will SC same-sex marriage ruling impact NC religious opt-out exemption, 2016 campaign w/ @tbates97 @WCCBCharlotte ow.ly/P3qJu

Jun 30, 2015

Misty Copeland Is Promoted to Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theater nyti.ms/1Jp4OF2

Jun 30, 2015

I used to lead tours at a plantation. You won’t believe the questions I got about slavery. vox.com/2015/6/29/8847… via @voxdotcom

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