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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
@amydbarnett 

Sharon Boone

Sharon Boone,
Essence Senior Editor, health and relationships
@sharonrboone

Keli Goff

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

Melissa Harris-Perry

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

Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill,
Journalist, television newscaster and author
@gwenifill

Zerlina Maxwell

Zerlina Maxwell,
Political Analyst and Contributing Writer for New York Daily News, Feministing, TheGrio.com, BET.com, and Ebony.com
@ZerlinaMaxwell

Mitzi Miller

Mitzi Miller,
Editor-in-Chief, Jet magazine
@mitzimoments

Kellee Terrell

Kellee Terrell,
Health reporter, blogger and editor, BET.com
@kelleent

Charles M Blow

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

Dr. Tyeese Gaines

Dr. Tyeese Gaines,
Health editor of TheGrio.com
@doctorty

Tamron Hall

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

Rob Hill, Sr

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

Jamilah Lemieux

Jamilah Lemieux,
Senior Editor, Digital, Ebony.com
@JamillahLemieux

Pamela Merritt

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

Joy-Ann Reid

Joy-Ann Reid,
Managing Editor at TheGrio.com and MSNBC contributor
@TheReidReport‎

Touré

Touré,
Co-host of The Cycle and author
@Toure

Akiba Solomon and Kai Wright

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