E.R. Shipp

Columnist

E.R. Shipp, a Pulitzer Prize winner for commentary, is the journalist in residence at Morgan State University's School of Global Journalism and Communication. Her column runs every other Wednesday. Email: ershipp2017@gmail.com.

Recent Articles

  • You can't gauge the state of the union from a presidential speech

    You can't gauge the state of the union from a presidential speech

    So how does one gauge the state of the union? Certainly not by watching or reading between the lines of the annual address of the president of the United States before a heralded gathering of both houses of Congress and members of the United States Supreme Court. This ritual springs from a provision...

  • Want black votes? Try offering respect

    Want black votes? Try offering respect

    What black voters want from all the presidential candidates is what Aretha Franklin made famous in song so many years ago: R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Keep that in mind, candidates, as you trip over yourselves to woo competing groups of black religious leaders as a shortcut to convincing black Americans that...

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