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Jesse J. Holland

MSNBC Columnist

Jesse J. Holland, an award-winning author, professor and journalist, teaches journalism at the School of Media & Public Affairs at George Washington University and was a longtime congressional, Supreme Court and White House reporter with The Associated Press. He is the author of two African American history books about Washington, D.C., and has written for major entertainment franchises, including Lucasfilm’s "Star Wars," DC Comics’ "Superman" and Marvel’s "Black Panther."

Jesse J. Holland, an award-winning author, professor and journalist, teaches journalism at the School of Media & Public Affairs at George Washington University and was a longtime congressional, Supreme Court and White House reporter with The Associated Press. He is the author of two African American history books about Washington, D.C., and has written for major entertainment franchises, including Lucasfilm’s "Star Wars," DC Comics’ "Superman" and Marvel’s "Black Panther."

Latest from Jesse J. Holland

407d ago

Biden should defend Black cities having their power stripped by white outsiders

President Joe Biden is to visit Selma, Alabama, on the anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" where John Lewis and others were attacked on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
443d ago

It's a shame that those who most need to see 'The 1619 Project' won't watch it

“The 1619 Project” on Hulu features The New York Times' Nikole Hannah-Jones. The documentary sets the arrival of Africans in 1619 as the founding of the U.S.
457d ago

Killing a 13-year-old boy suspected of 'tampering' with cars is an outrage

Karon Blake, a 13-year-old 7th grader in Washington, D.C., was shot and killed by a homeowner who said he caught him tampering with cars.
484d ago

Stephen Miller is on a crusade to help white men. And it’s working.

Stephen Miller was one of the most strident anti-immigrant, white-nationalist sympathizers in former President Donald Trump’s administration.
520d ago

‘Wakanda Forever’ characters aren’t alone in mourning King T’Challa

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will be a love letter to Chadwick Boseman, who played T’Challa in the 2018 film "Black Panther" and died two years later.
523d ago

This racist election strategy accuses Biden of being anti-white

America First Foundation is blitzing the nation with radio and television commercials accusing President Joe Biden and Democrats of “anti-white bigotry.”
542d ago

Ron DeSantis' voter fraud arrests aim to suppress Black votes

DeSantis seems to be counting on the arrests to discourage some share of Democrats from voting.
574d ago

Brett Favre text messages reveal hypocrisy of Mississippi officials blasting Jackson

In 2020, Mississippi's state auditor said about $70 million in federal welfare funds has been misspent.
584d ago

Some 'Rings of Power' and 'House of Dragon' fans are letting their racism roar

Black, brown and LGTBQ people in heroic roles has ruined some fans' imaginary fantasy worlds.
598d ago

These heartless GOP governors yanked eviction relief from their hardworking residents

Conservative principles apparently don't include compassion for poor, hardworking people.
621d ago

On 'Star Trek,' Nichelle Nichols boldly went where no Black woman had gone before

Nichols' impact extended far beyond the entertainment industry.