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The Storytellers

There’s always more than one way to tell a story.  Our community’s Storytellers not only report what’s going on in the world, they put race, gender, and social justice at the center.  They encourage women and men to enroll in the Affordable Care Act, uncover racial injustice in access to health care, and denounce efforts to defund Planned Parenthood.  They include our voices, and they tell the stories that urgently must be heard.

Amy DuBois Barnett

Amy DuBois Barnett,
Editor-in-Chief, Ebony magazine

Sharon Boone

Sharon Boone,
Essence Senior Editor, health and relationships

Keli Goff

Keli Goff,
Political Analyst and writer for  Daily Beast, Washington Post, The Root, and MSNBC

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry, 
Writer, professor, political commentator, and television host

Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill,
Journalist, television newscaster and author

Zerlina Maxwell

Zerlina Maxwell,
Political Analyst and Contributing Writer for New York Daily News, Feministing,,, and

Mitzi Miller

Mitzi Miller,
Editor-in-Chief, Jet magazine

Kellee Terrell

Kellee Terrell,
Health reporter, blogger and editor,

Charles M Blow

Charles M. Blow,
New York Times Visual Op-ed columnist

Dr. Tyeese Gaines

Dr. Tyeese Gaines,
Health editor of

Tamron Hall

Tamron Hall,
Host of NewsNation, National correspondent for NBC News and NBC's Today

Rob Hill, Sr

Rob Hill, Sr,
Author/Entrepreneur/Motivational Speaker/ Philanthropist 

Jamilah Lemieux

Jamilah Lemieux,
Senior Editor, Digital,

Pamela Merritt

Pamela Merritt,
Blogger, Staff writer, and Feature contributor on National Public Radio’s (NPR) “Tell Me More”  

Joy-Ann Reid

Joy-Ann Reid,
Managing Editor at and MSNBC contributor


Co-host of The Cycle and author

Akiba Solomon and Kai Wright

Akiba Solomon and
Kai Wright,
Colorlines, Editorial Director and Managing Director