Published Work

U.S. Politics Writing at The Root

White Domestic Terrorism as a National Security Threat Presents Challenges for 2020 Presidential Candidates

Post-Debate Analysis: Joe Biden Is a White Man, the Media Are Racist Against Julián Castro and Black People Are Out of Their Goddamn Minds

Joy-Ann Reid: Everything About Donald Trump Is a Con

Sex Workers in New York Want the Cops to Stop Preying on Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That a Reality

Al Sharpton Credits Himself For All This Blackity Blackness Taking Over National Politics

What It Means That a Black Woman Is Leading Julián Castro’s Campaign for President

Nancy Pelosi on Stacey Abrams, Black Lives Matter and Standing Up to Trump

Rashida Tlaib, the Hypocritical Cuss Word Controversy, and the Myth of Political Civility

Little Rock, Arkansas’ Young, Black Millennial Hope for Mayor Looks to Unify the City

Mike Espy Is Hoping to Prove America Wrong About Mississippi During Runoff for Senate Seat

Group Made Its Way Through Mississippi Before Senate Runoff to Get Black People to Register to Vote—and to Understand Their Political Power

Stacey Abrams’ Political Rise Is Georgia’s Coming-to-Jesus Moment

A Nurse Aims to Heal More Residents of Rural Georgia—But This Time From the State Legislature

In Rural Georgia, Rev. William Barber Excoriates Trump and His Supporters for Using Pseudo Christianity to Support Racism

Frustrated With Trump, Some Florida Republicans Throw Support Behind Andrew Gillum

Florida Is on Course to Restore Voting Rights to Residents Convicted of Felonies

Andrew Gillum Is Winning by Being His Natural, Black Self

Neither Voter Suppression Nor Being Called ‘Coon’ and the N-Word Will Stop Black Georgia From Voting

Millennial Georgians Get Their Obama Moment With Stacey Abrams

Black College Students in Florida Use Early Voting to Make Sure Their Voices Will Be Taken Seriously

Why the Democratic Party Hasn’t Canceled Keith Ellison—For Now