Stephanie Robinson

Stephanie Robinson
President and CEO of The Jamestown Project, a national think tank focusing on democracy. She is a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and former Chief Counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Robinson is a nationally recognized expert on issues relating to social policy, women, race, family, and electoral politics. She was featured as one of the 30 Young Leaders of the Future in Ebony Magazine and was profiled in the book As I Am: Young African American Women in a Critical Age, by Julian Okwu. Robinson is a frequent speaker expressing her views in countless media outlets including the Associated Press, The Washington Post, and NPR. She delivers analysis on topics including faith and policy, the War in Iraq, and political participation and voting trends of African Americans and women. Robinson has been instrumental in her work with The Covenant with Black America – the New York Times bestselling book, contributing to the Covenant In Action, the Covenant Curriculum Manual, and Our Foundational Covenant: Strengthening the Family. She also spent time in Nairobi, Kenya where she served as a Member of the Committee for Constitutional reform and assisted in drafting Kenya’s Model Constitution. She was also a Member of President Clinton’s first Mission to Africa regarding children orphaned by AIDS. Robinson, a magna cum laud graduate of the University of Maryland and the Harvard Law School, is a native of Steubenville, Ohio. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, son, and their dog Niche’.

Stephanie Robinson

The Power of Love

So we’re barely a week away from the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and, unfortunately, conflict is dominating the news. The situation with…

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50 Years Later

In 2013, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March that will take place this Saturday, I want everyone to listen for…

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Mighty Casey

Well, The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Mudville Nine that day; The score stood four to two with but one inning more to play. Then,…

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Reunion Rules

Well, with all of the heavy issues going on in the world, it’s easy to forget that we’re in the middle of family reunion season.…

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Law & Racial Order

Attorneys, like me, have been trained and conditioned to view things through a very particular legal lens objective and desensitized. This is not necessarily a…

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Scandalous Progress

So, there’s been some criticism about the roles women of color are playing in some high-profile TV series. I’ve seen a couple of articles suggesting…

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3 Hots & A Tot

Well, as most of you know by now, Big Bird is on lock-down. That’s right, Sesame Street’s new “Little Children, Big Challenges” educational kit provides…