D. Watkins

D. Watkins is an Editor at Large for Salon. He is also a professor at the University of Baltimore and founder of the BMORE Writers Project. Watkins is the author of the New York Times best-sellers “The Beast Side: Living  (and Dying) While Black in America” and "The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir."

Felicity Huffman's lenient recommended sentence offers a clear lesson in systemic racism D. Watkins
Conversations about gun violence on "The View" reveal that Meghan McCain needs a lesson in empathy D. Watkins
NYC cops skate on probation after admitting sexual assault: "F**k the justice system" D. Watkins
In "Sticks & Stones," Dave Chappelle refuses to change for critics D. Watkins
The strange saga of Stephanie Grisham: MAGA is a reward program for mediocre white people D. Watkins
Brian Banks, the man behind the movie, on his wrongful conviction and the fight to clear his name D. Watkins
Firing NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo over Eric Garner's death is not justice D. Watkins
Kwame Onwuachi: Inside the top chef’s culinary comeback story and the new film based on his life D. Watkins
In defense of Jay-Z's NFL deal: Why shouldn't Roc Nation be in this partnership? D. Watkins
That racist Reagan recording just confirmed what my community already knew D. Watkins
Baltimore doesn't care about Trump people D. Watkins
Who is the white Al Sharpton? D. Watkins
What Beto O'Rourke gets wrong in his appeal for black votes — and he's not alone D. Watkins
What does being fly mean to Dapper Dan? Liberation D. Watkins
I don't care "how black" Kamala Harris is and neither should you D. Watkins