Select Commentaries

“This is Bigger than Deen,” June 28, 2013 http://www.washingtonspectator.org/index.php/BREAKING-VIEWS/this-is-bigger-than- paula-deen.html

“Is a picture worth a 1000 words? Race and the politics of mourning,” June 26, 2013 http://thefeministwire.com/2013/06/isapicturewortha1000-words/

“Athletic Programs’ Twitter Jitters,” February 25, 2013 http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2013/02/25/athletic-programs-twitter-jitters/

“The Unbearable Invisibility of White Masculinity: Innocence In the Age of White Male Mass Shootings,” January 12, 2013 http://gawker.com/5973485/the-unbearable-invisibility-of-white-masculinity-innocence-in-the-age-of-white-male-mass-shootings

“The Inked Academic Body,” October 25, 2012  http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2012/10/25/the-inked-academic-body/

“An Open Letter to White America, Particularly White Youth,” October 24, 2012 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-david-j-leonard/an-open-letter-to-white-america_b_1970615.html?utm_hp_ref=black-voices

“Shoes, Diplomas, and the American Dream,” September 7, 2009 http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2012/09/07/shoes-diplomas-and-the-american-dream/

“A Lynching Happens Every 40 Hours,” July 18, 2012 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-david-j-leonard/lynching-happens-every-40-hours_b_1679948.html

“White Privilege, Wealth and the U.S. Criminal Justice System,” July 18, 2012 http://www.urbancusp.com/newspost/white-privilege-wealth-and-the-u-s-criminal-justice-system/

“Brittney Griner, Women Athletes and the Erotic Gaze, ” July 12, 2012 http://newblackman.blogspot.com/2012/07/britney-griner-women-athletes-and.html

Serena Williams: “Ain’t I a Champion?,” July 8, 2012 http://newblackman.blogspot.com/2012/07/serena-williams-aint-i-champion.html

“The Criminalization of Mental Illness in Black America,” June 18, 2012 http://www.urbancusp.com/newspost/the-criminalization-of-mental-illness-in-black-america/

“REBIRTH OF GEEK: The NBA’s Nerd Swag Reigns,” June 12, 2012  http://www.ebony.com/entertainment-culture/rebirth-of-geek-the-nbas-nerd-swag-reigns

“DEAR WHITE FOLKS: You Need Black Studies Classes (and Here’s Why),” May 17, 2012 http://www.ebony.com/news-views/dear-white-folks-you-need-black-studies-classes-and-heres-why

“DEAR WHITE FOLKS: You Don’t Know How Easy You Have It,” April 12, 2012 http://www.ebony.com/news-views/dear-white-folks-stop-denying-racism

“On Trayvon Martin: The U.S. School System’s Criminalization of Black Youth,” April 12, 2012 http://www.urbancusp.com/newspost/on-trayvon-martin-the-u-s-school-systems-criminalization-of-black-youth/

 

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