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Charlotte, NC
Multimedia Journalist — Washington Post, NPR, Fox News
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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.
Jul 03, 2015

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

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 06, 2015

In Charleston, a Rare – and Perhaps Transformational — Public Glimpse of Private Faith the-broad-side.com/in-charleston-… via @ the_broad_side

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."
Feb 03, 2015

Loretta Lynch hearings latest example of #GOP driving black voters away @TheRoot ow.ly/IrILg

Feb 04, 2015

RT @TheRoot: The Loretta Lynch hearings are latest example of the GOP approach to drive away black voters buff.ly/1Dv7ixH pic.twitter.com/CTr2OYBxok

Feb 04, 2015

Is GOP serious on wooing black voters? Moves on voting rights, Scalise, etc. make you wonder @TheRoot @womenjournos ow.ly/IuWtH

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.
Dec 23, 2014

RT @SheThePeople: Will holiday filmgoers remember or care about Sony’s insulting e-mails? wapo.st/1CBGls9

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.
Dec 12, 2014

RT @SheThePeople: In a police shooting case in Charlotte, fewer headlines but familiar call for justice wapo.st/1IJc2nV

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