Amy Alexander

Amy Alexander appears in the following:

Why My Coal Mining Grandfather's Deathbed Advice Applies To Minority Americans

Sunday, April 23, 2017

As my grandfather lay dying from Black Lung disease, his eldest children did not question or doubt his advice to them: go out and get educations, and master newer ways of working.


Chicago Mayor's Plan To Update H.S. Graduation Has A Fatal Flaw

Sunday, April 09, 2017

The mayor's mention of "like you do with your children," raises questions about his grasp of his school district's largest student and parent constituency — African-Americans and Latinos.


Today's Feminism: Too Much Marketing, Not Enough Reality

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

It seems that "feminism" in 2017 is more concerned with promoting superficial trappings of genuine equality than with doing the tough work to address the hard facts of gender and racial inequality.


Uncovering Race

Friday, October 28, 2011

Journalist Amy Alexander looks at the treatment of ethnic minorities both in newsrooms and in the news, within the changing media landscape. In Uncovering Race: A Black Journalist’s Story of Reporting and Reinvention, she looks back on her own career in the context of the continually evolving story of America’s growing ethnic populations how the media approaches issues of race.

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