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’.

Commentary

The End of the World

Almost three years ago, you may recall I talked about the End of the World based on the apocalyptic movie called 2012. The movie, which…

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Righting Votes

So, of course, I watched the presidential debate last night but I’m not going to analyze it since that will be done a million times…

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Debating the Question

Well, today, I actually have more questions than comments.       The first presidential debate is scheduled for October 3, and the topics for discussion…

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The Whole Deck

Well guys, the issue of race is always with us, it’s as American as apple pie… especially during campaign season.       Case in point,…

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The Inspiration Gap

Well, tonight is the big night, President Obama will accept the Democratic nomination for President!       Of course, everyone, be they Democrat or Republican,…

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MBA Lockout

So by now, you may have heard of Hampton University’s MBA Program’s ban on cornrows and locks, a controversial ban that got national attention this…

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Shut Out, Shut In

I am not happy right about now. Two recent things in the news have been bothering me.       One involves presidential debates and African-Americans…

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Is Hurt the New Love?

So, the Kanye West-Kim Kardashian media machine continues to pump out news and controversy.       And knowing this—that it is a well-oiled media engine…