writings.

"Words are to be taken seriously. I try to take seriously acts of language. Words set things in motion. I've seen them doing it. Words set up atmospheres, electrical fields, charges."

-Toni Cade Bambara

AbolitionJournal.com – Collective Member, Contributing Writer, and Editor – I edit forthcoming publications; cultivate connections between academics and activists; and work collaboratively with scholars on political issues. 

Donald J. Trump: Racist, Alleged Child Rapist, and President-Elect,” Nov 28, 2016.

TheRoot.com – Contributing Writer: I regularly pen essays on religion, theology, gender sexuality, and black radical politics. Some examples include:

Stand With Her: Black Men as Anti-Rape Activists,” January 17, 2016.

#PulseShooting: A Homegoing for our (Queer) Dead?” June 22, 2016.

Election2016: Do Black Lives Matter to 3rd Party Candidates?” June 24, 2016.

#AltonSterling: Black People and Our Collective Hustle to Survive,” July 6, 2016.

To Black Church Folks Just Waking Up: A Welcome and a Warning,” July 14, 2016.

HuffingtonPost.com – Contributing Writer:

(www.huffingtonpost.com/author/ahmad-greene-hayes)

2016’s Wrath: Anti-Black Wrath, Stolen Land, and Poisoned Waters,” Dec 30, 2016.

Other Selected Freelance Articles: 

Loving Black Women Means Addressing Police Rape,” Ebony.com, April 24, 2015. 

#BlackChurchSex: Taking the Harness off the Mouths of the Oppressed,TheFeministWire.com, May 21, 2015.

Preaching and Practicing Homophobia: Controversy at Hampton University Ministers' Conference (co-authored with Nyle Fort), Ebony.com, June 18, 2015.

The Black Church: Under Attack and Guilty of Assault,” Ebony.com, July 15, 2015.

A Black Mother’s Son: Breaking the Cycle of Racial-Sexual Violence,” racebaitr.com, October 21, 2015.

Unholy Touches: A Black Church Boy Speaks,” racebaitr.com, March 16, 2016.

To White Liberals Who Don’t Care,” racebaitr.com, July 7, 2016.

Message to Black Clergy: Think of Trump’s Rhetoric Before Meeting With Him,” (co-authored with Darnell Moore and Brittney Cooper), Ebony.com, Nov 27, 2015.

Why Black Men Still Need to Watch ‘The Birth of A Nation,’” blackyouthproject.com, August 22, 2016

“The Least of These”: Black Children, Sexual Abuse, and Theological Malpractice,” TheFeministWire.com, October 18, 2016.  

Eddie Long and the Black Church’s Legacy of Child Sexual Abuse,” NewsOne.com, January 17, 2017.