Stories by Esther Armah

Esther Armah has written and reported across Europe, Africa and America. She now lives and works in New York. She is a political commentator on MSNBC Live's The Brain Trust Panel, a playwright and the creator of "Emotional Justice Unplugged," a multi-platform, multimedia, public arts and conversation series. Follow her on Twitter @estherarmah. subscribe to Esther Armah's feed

Posted on: Feb 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Debate about skin tone is often cyclical and absolute — light skinned equals privilege, dark equals rejected.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Jordan Davis death shows this country has a long way to go.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Ending violence against women does not require any more platforms. It demands process, practice and active engagement by men.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Society has a long way to go on addressing the tragedy of spousal abuse.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Sacrifice to institutions waging war against an unresolved racial history has become a routine requirement for black and brown life.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2013, Source: Huffington Post

A fierce polarized battle continues on Stop and Frisk, as new Mayor de Blasio will need to thread the needle.