About asha bandele

asha bandele, a NewsOne Senior Editor, is multiple award-winning journalist and author. The recipient of the National Book Foundation Award among a number of other awards, asha is a New York Times best-selling author of seven books. Her eighth and ninth books are forthcoming from Random House/One World and The New Press. A lifelong advocate, asha has led or been on the lead team of several political campaigns, all of which were successful challenges to racist inequities. A primary focus of her work has been the impact of the American punishment system on children and families, and curriculum development for young people who are targeted for harm. A former senior editor and writer for Essence and an Essence Festival co-producer, nothing is more important or defining to her than being a mother to her incredible daughter, Nisa.

Afrikaan Broderbond was founded to consolidate and elevate Dutch power over British rule in South Africa. Although an initially secret organization, by 1948, it was fully open and successful. The Broderbond would install every prime minister for the next 36 years, along with apartheid, the brutal system of governance that was based on the Jim Crow laws of the American South.

The Karens are telling us straight out that their ultimate goal is to Make American Jim Crow Again.

Mainstream media has long been challenged for its biased and non-factually based coverage.

After multiple violations of the gag orders in the New York criminal case against Trump, Judge Merchan issued fines and threatened jail.

“It never ends,” began Nsombi Lambright-Haynes during an exclusive discussion with NewsOne about Mississippi’s Goon Squad members, Brett McAlpin, who filed a notice of appeal this week despite having plead guilty to torturing two Black men, his attorney Aafram Sellers reported. 

Rodreisha L. Russaw first heard about Jim Kennedy Jr.'s missing organs from a colleague of hers at the coalition, Alabamians for Fair Justice last year. Kennedy had been killed while doing time in an Alabama prison. Officials notified the family of his death some four days after his death. That was bad. But not as bad as a call one of Kennedy's family members received from the funeral home. They wanted to know if the family was aware that all of their loved one's organs were missing.