Madison Mothers React to Tony Robinson Shooting

Madison Mothers React to Tony Robinson Shooting

Milwaukee Press Club Awards This and another article I contributed for this issue¬†were part of a package awarded 2015 Best Multi-Story Coverage of a Single Feature Topic or Event, Silver, by the Milwaukee Press Club. I’m honored to be recognized alongside Neil...

2020 update: More than five years ago, and several months before the shooting death of Tony Robinson, I started to notice protests led by a group called the Young, Gifted and Black Coalition. At the time, I was responsible for a monthly one-page Q&A in Madison...
Lilada Gee and African-American Sexual Abuse Survivors

Lilada Gee and African-American Sexual Abuse Survivors

The human brain has a remarkable capacity for self-preservation. It flexes and protects, softening the edges of memory to make hideous things bearable. Lilada Gee spent years hiding in the emotional closet of denial until her faith gave voice to her abuse. Today, her...