Articles & Essays

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July 27, 2017

Salon: “DETROIT”: Cleaning up the mess white people made or adding to it?

February 22, 2017

The Washington Post: GUIDING MY AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILDREN THROUGH THE NEXT FOUR YEARS

 January 4, 2017

V by ViacomTHE YOUNGER EFFECT: THE SECOND COMING OF SECOND WIND CAREERISTS

July 8, 2016

The Washington Post: THIS WEEK’S SHOOTINGS: WHERE ARE OUR CHILDREN IN ALL OF THIS?

March 11, 2016

The Washington Post: FLESH-COLORED TIGHTS: EMPOWERING MY DAUGHTER THROUGH DANCE

October 23, 2015

The Washington Post: DEVELOPING MY NERVES OF STEEL

June 11, 2015

Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers: HAND-ME-DOWNS

October 28, 2014

The Washington Post: NO HOODIES FOR MY SON

 October 6, 2014

The New York Times: Motherlode: CHALLENGED BY MY CATHOLIC SCHOOL’S CHOICES, AND CHALLENGING IT IN RETURN

June 26, 2014

The New York TimesON A SIDEWALK IN HARLEM: A BIRTH STORY

February 12, 2014

HowlRound: DINNER WITH AMIRI BARAKA

May 5, 2013

HowlRound: A CORE OF SUPPORT: INTERVIEW WITH KAREN EVANS