Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington is a writing fellow for the Center for Community Change.

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Don't forget, the things U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stands for—the things he has stood for over the course of his decades-long career—are abhorrent. (Photo: AP/Jay LaPrete, archivo) Views
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Let Me Remind You Who Jeff Sessions Is
For the past several weeks, media coverage of Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken a sympathetic turn. In article after article, the “beleaguered” Sessions is described as a victim of bullying , under Twitter assault by the president who appointed him. Meanwhile, Trump—angry that the law-and-...
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Sunday, January 15, 2017
Trump Voters and I Have One Thing in Common: We’re Scared of Losing Medicaid
I recently read about a county in Kentucky that is typical of the kinds of depressed white communities that have dominated the news since Trump’s election. Owsley County is 83 percent white, mostly rural, and rigidly conservative. On the surface, I don’t have much in common with its residents. I’m...
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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Police Already Have Broad Powers to Detain Us; and the Supreme Court Gave Them Even More
I don't want to end up like Alton Sterling. Or Philando Castile. Or Eric Garner. Or Freddie Gray. Or Amadou Diallo. I don’t want to end up dead after a police stop, probably based on wrongful suspicion, which leads cowardly police officers to resort to unjustifiable force. I don’t want to die like...
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