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."

Mayor Pete has a problem: How can black voters trust he'll fight for them? D. Watkins
Valerie Jarrett's leap of faith that started her path to the Obama White House D. Watkins
I read O.J. Simpson's Twitter feed so you don't have to D. Watkins
I don’t feel bad for Kyle Kashuv losing Harvard: He gets a glimpse of what it’s like to be black D. Watkins
How many more viral cop videos do we need to see? D. Watkins
Gun industry could face lawsuits from victims and survivors if bill becomes law D. Watkins
Red Sox legend David Ortiz recovering from surgery after being shot in the Dominican Republic D. Watkins
Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us" sparks backlash against Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein D. Watkins
Don't look away from Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us," the most important series on TV now D. Watkins
Mississippi racist campground debacle: We need to address the roots of white Americans' black fear D. Watkins
Alice Marie Johnson: "I was supposed to draw my last dying breath in prison" D. Watkins
Men, we need to stay in the pro-choice fight — in Alabama and beyond D. Watkins
Robert F. Smith's gift to Morehouse grads is wonderful — and shouldn't be so necessary D. Watkins
The problem with "therapy is for white people" D. Watkins
Sandra Bland should be alive today D. Watkins