Watching the murder of John Neville

On December 2, 2019, correction officers in Forsyth County, NC Detention Center killed John Neville. Yesterday I watched them do it.

Late last week Forsyth County Superior Court Judge R. Gregory Horne ordered 45 minutes of video be released because “The alleged actions, occurring…

MONITOR: Election 2020

Melissa Harris-Perry talks with top-ranking Black women in the 2020 presidential campaigns before casting her Super Tuesday vote

A photo of three early voters in Florida lining up at a poll. There is a “EARLY VOTING VOTACION ADELANTADA” sign.

TThe firewall held for former Vice President Joe Biden in South Carolina. This past Saturday night, he claimed his first victory of the 2020 primary season, earning the support of more than 60% of African American voters in the Palmetto State. The remaining Democrats in the presidential nomination race now…

In this ZORA first, a roundtable of key women of color express shaky optimism, as well as willingness to harness the power that lies within

ToTo protect our emotional health and keep our blood pressure stable, many of us will not tune in to watch as President Trump delivers his annual State of the Union address on Tuesday. Instead, we are using this opportunity to assess what the State of the Union is and feels…

Voices of ZORA’s 2020 State of Our Union

In advance of the President’s State of the Union address, ZORA convened an impressive group of activists, writers, elected officials, and policy makers to reflect on the realities facing women and girls of color. Their conversation was condensed and reported as the State of Our Union. Read the full conversation…

Voices of ZORA’s State of Our Union

In advance of the President’s State of the Union address, ZORA convened an impressive group of activists, writers, elected officials, and policy makers to reflect on the realities facing women and girls of color. Their conversation was condensed and reported as the State of Our Union. Read the full conversation…

Voices of ZORA’s 2020 State of Our Union

In advance of the President’s State of the Union address, ZORA convened an impressive group of activists, writers, elected officials, and policy makers to reflect on the realities facing women and girls of color. Their conversation was condensed and reported as the State of Our Union. Read the full conversation…

Voices of ZORA’s 2020 State of Our Union

In advance of the President's State of the Union address, ZORA convened an impressive group of activists, writers, elected officials, and policy makers to reflect on the realities facing women and girls of color. Their conversation was condensed and reported as the…

Melissa Harris-Perry

Escaped the evil of cable news to think and write for myself. Professor, Parent, Partner, Editor at Large for @ZoraMag

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