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Zenobia Jeffries Warfield

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield is an associate editor at YES! Magazine. She covers racial justice.

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2020 Has Shown Us the Way Forward

A new kind of social justice movement has risen above the misery of 2020, and it has taken root in our common humanity.

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield ·


Another Uprising Was Inevitable

This epidemic of racism is more prevalent, more real, more tangible than even a virus that is taking lives seemingly overnight. When do Black people get to rest, to be safe, to breathe?

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield ·


It’s Time for Effective Oversight of Police Violence

Would the possibility of mandatory sentencing make a police officer think twice before pulling the trigger? What about them having to forego their pensions, or pay victims’ families from their 401Ks?

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield ·


The Part About MLK Many White People Don’t Like to Talk About

Dr. King was widely disliked for his message of liberation for oppressed people in this country—Black people, Brown people, Native people, all poor people

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield ·


Don't Trash Thanksgiving. Decolonize It

Despite the holiday's false origin tale, we can celebrate with our families in ways that honor those who the day originally dishonored

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield ·


Charlottesville Was Not a "Protest Turned Violent," It Was a Planned Race Riot

Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are?

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield ·


What Is It Like to Live Without Running Water? Detroit Families Know

A recent study predicts that in the next five years, more than one-third of Americans will not be able to afford their water.

Zenobia Jeffries Warfield ·

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