Associate Editor and Columnist

Renée Graham

Renée Graham is a columnist for the Globe’s op-ed page. She started as a general assignment reporter, and then moved to features and arts covering music, film, and television as a writer and critic. She also wrote a weekly pop culture column.

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Renée Graham

Still harping on hip-hop: Wynton Marsalis’ respectability politics strikes again

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Black respectability means nothing to white supremacists.

Renée Graham

Let’s purge the GOP’s rote excuses for mass shootings

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It’s the guns, stupid.

Renée Graham

Where no black woman had gone before

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Nichelle Nichols showed a generation of black women how crucial it is for us to be represented in every corner of American life.

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Black women are waiting for their #MeToo moment

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Black women who speak against abusive men are considered traitors.