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

Seeing Double?

Well, if you listened to all of the hoopla coming from the field of genetics this past week you know there’s been a major breakthrough…

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Acting White

A couple of months ago I talked about a theory suggesting that African American youth equate academic success with “acting white” Now, we’ve all heard…

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Fear Factor

A few years back, on the ninth anniversary of 9-ll, I talked about fear… Well given the horrific events of the past week ―events that…

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Lighten Up

Okay folks, I am going to go ahead and just ask a question that apparently is on a lot of folks’ minds these days. And…

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Free Angela

Well guys, Women’s History Month is about over. So I’m going to celebrate it one more time by talking about one lady who’s been getting…

Stephanie Robinson

Racing Fools

One of the courses I teach at the Law School is a course on race and when dealing with issues of race among students from…