Published Writings

FEMINISM (Reproductive Health Care & Justice)

Abortion Access Is An Economic Justice  Issue, And Democrats Should Remember That, Rewire, April 2017
As Hyde Amendment Turns 40, Poll Show Support For Its Repeal, American Prospect, September 2016
SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Benefits Women of Color, Low Income Women, American Prospect, June 2016
Punishing Women for Abortion, American Prospect,  June 2016
On the Anniversary of Roe v Wade: A Right Under Threat, American Prospect, January 2016
The High Cost of Reproductive Coercion, American Prospect, November 2015The Pope’s Blind Spot: When  Income Inequality & Abortion Intersect, American Prospect, September 2015Actually, Reproductive Health Care About the Economy, Talking Points Memo, November 3, 2014

Black Women Need To Be Heard on Health Issues, Women’s Enews September 6, 2012

 Dear Women of Means, Support Abortion Funds Today, Women’s Enews, May 13, 2013

Ann Romney: Contraception IS About the Economy, Women’s Enews, Oct 2, 2012

Thin Veil of Morality & Freedom Obstructing Women’s Health, RH Reality Check, August 16, 2012

40 years after Roe: NARAL Redefines the Future, Fem2pt0 Blog, March 2, 2013

Roe at 40: Reproductive Justice for Black Women, Ms. Magazine’s Blog February 22, 2013

POLITICS (Women’s Political Leadership)

Excited by the Idea of Oprah As President? The Real Opportunity Is Supporting Black Women in the 2018 Elections, The Lily, January 2018

It Will Take More Women Candidates And Activists To Win This Battle Of The Sexes, Role Reboot, October 2017

Change the Players, Change The Game: Encourage Younger Women To Run For Office, 
The Shriver Report, March 25, 2014

Women Must “Lean In” To Political Leadership, Fem2pt0 Blog, May 13, 2013

Lasting Legacy of Hillary Clinton, Fem 2pt0 Blog, February 8, 2013

 The Activist Who Never Thought She’d Be President, Fem2pt0 Blog, October 15, 2013

POLITICS (General)

The time for token acts of solidarity is over The Lily, June 2020

Charlottesville Made Me: And Reminds Me of Why Every Young Adult Should Step Into Politics, Mic, August 2017

Triple Consciousness: To be Black and an Immigrant in America, Salon, September 2017

Confederate Statues: Fruit From The Poisonous Vine, HuffPost August 2017

Republicans Keep Trying To Shut Women Down, HuffPost, June 2017

Election 2014: Now Is The Time, Ebony Magazine’s Blog, Oct 31, 2014

Immigration Reform Now, Huffington Post November 25, 2014

Still Not Getting It: GOP’s Latest Ad for Young Women Voters,  Huffington Post, Oct 2, 2014

Let Them Not Have Died In Vain,  Huffington Post August 22, 2014

How Congress is Screwing Up the Economic Future of Young People, Huffington Post, January 6, 2014

Invisible Immigrant, Huffington Post, June 11, 2013

Sloppy Mental Health Talk Will Intensify Stigma,  Women’s Enews, February 18, 2013

Mental Disability Discussion Provides Opportunity for Real Change, Fem2pt0 blog, January 18, 2013


I’ll Miss TV’s Annalise Keating and the Complexity of Black Women. Ms. Magazine, May 2020

Notes from The 2013 Telluride Film Festival: Reviews of ‘Invisible Woman’ & ‘Gravity’, Bitch Flicks Blog, November 13, 2013

Notes from the 2013 Telluride Film Festival: A New Look At American Slavery in ’12 Years A Slave’, Bitch Flicks Blog, November 8, 2013

Notes from the 2013 Telluride Film Festival: Reviews of the ‘The Past’ & ‘Ida’,
Bitch Flicks Blog, October 9, 2013

Not Another Teenaged Drama: A Review of ‘Palo Alto’,
Bitch Flicks Blog, October 2, 2013

Foreign Film Week: ‘War Witch’: Finally A Movie About Africa Without The Cute White Movie Star, Bitch Flicks Blog, March 19, 2013

Mammy, Sapphire, or Jezebel Olivia Pope is Not: A Review of Scandal,
Bitch Flicks Blog, February 25, 2013

2013 Oscar Week: More Royal Than Affair,
Bitch Flicks Blog, February 20, 2013

FEMINISM (General)

Mandela: President of the African Diaspora,  Fem2pt0 Blog, December 11, 2013

What Feminist Can Learn from the Ani Di Franco Righteous Retreat Disaster, Fem2pt0 Blog January 8, 2014

On the 50th Anniversary: The Irrelevancy & Relevancy of the Feminine Mystique,
Femp2pt0 Blog, March 14, 2013

Solidarity for Women of Color in the Public Eye,  Fem2pt0 Blog, September 27, 2013