STELLE, IL-native Author MICHELLE ALEXANDER has been named a columnist for the NEW YORK TIMES: OPINION PAGES!!!
EBONY reports the VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY and HARVARD LAW SCHOOL-educated Civil Rights Attorney and University Professor is the FIRST And ONLY BLACK WOMAN to hold down a post as NEW YORK TIMES COLUMNIST.
She is the author of The NEW JIM CROW: MASS INCARCERATION In The AGE Of COLORBLINDNESS and formerly served as director for the ACLU: Northern California - Racial Justice Project.
NEW YORK TIMES issued a press release during which NEW YORK TIMES Editorial Page Editor JAMES BENNET stated;
“She is a powerful writer, a fierce advocate for a more just world and a deep believer in open-minded, searching debate over how to achieve it.”