Jessicah Pierre

Jessicah Pierre is the inequality media specialist at the Institute for Policy Studies.

Articles by this author

"Why should the burden of cleaning up Trump’s mess fall on a single black woman?” (Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
America, Oprah is Not Your Savior
Oprah Winfrey’s remarkable Golden Globes speech rocked not only the event’s A-list attendees, but almost all of America. Winfrey cited the under-told story of Recy Taylor, a young black woman who was raped by six armed white men during the Jim Crow era. Despite threats to her life, Taylor reported...
Read more
Haiti after the earthquake (Photo: French embassy in Haiti / Flickr) Views
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Trump’s Cruel Holiday Gift for Refugee Families
Two months after experiencing the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, my dad finally made it back home to Boston. What had started as a holiday vacation turned into weeks of sleeping outside the family home in Haiti, fearful that it would collapse on anyone sleeping...
Read more