Taylor is a former contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. Her writing has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Boston Review, the Paris Review, the Guardian, the Nation, Jacobin, and “Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society,” among others.
In 2016, Taylor was named among the top hundred most influential African-Americans in the United States by The Root. In 2018, Essence named her among the top one hundred “change makers” in the country. She has also been appointed a distinguished lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.
In a new book, the historian Elizabeth Hinton reveals that, in the late sixties and early seventies, there were hundreds of local rebellions against white violence and racial inequality. By Keeanga-Yamahtta TaylorJune 24, 2021
For most of its history, the Supreme Court, the branch of government least accountable to the public, has tended toward a fundamental conservatism, siding with tradition over more expansive visions of human rights. By Keeanga-Yamahtta TaylorSeptember 25, 2020