Jameelah Nasheed, Teen Vogue

Jameelah Nasheed

Teen Vogue

Atlanta, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • Teen Vogue
Past:
  • ELLE Magazine (US)

Recent articles by Jameelah:

The Georgia Senate Runoff: Why It Matters for Democrats, the Senate, and Georgians

The results of the December 6 Georgia runoff election could enable Democrats to expand their Senate majority. → Read More

The Religious Right: Abortion, Segregation, and the Origins of a Movement

One of these issues actually motivated the creation of the religious right. → Read More

Director Mariama Diallo on the Significance of 'Master', Working with Regina Hall

Director Mariama Diallo talks channeling her memories from academia, securing Regina Hall as her star, and validating the experiences of Black viewers. → Read More

Black History Month 2022: We Need Action, Not Empty Celebration

Black History Month will see lawmakers share the usual quotes from civil rights icons. But those lawmakers are also banning books, making it harder to vote, and refusing to act on student debt relief. → Read More

On Biden’s Promise to Nominate the First Black Woman Supreme Court Justice

President Biden has pledged to nominate “a Black woman” to the Supreme Court, instead of just naming a nominee. This framing allows the nominee to be unfairly criticized as an “affirmative action” pick. → Read More

Zeba Blay, Author of "Carefree Black Girls," on Writing, Depression, and Finding Joy

Her new book explores finding her carefree side through pain and depression. → Read More

Banned Books Week Fights Censorship by People in Power

Banned Books Week is about setting the record straight. → Read More

Black Lives Matter Protesters Arrested Outside of the Met Gala 2021

Protesters demanded to know why there are billions of dollars being spent on NYPD. → Read More

August 28 in Black History: Why This Date Is So Important

August 28 is a special day in Black history. On this date, the Slavery Abolition Act was passed; Barack Obama became the Democratic nominee; Emmett Till was killed; and more. → Read More

This New Miami Exhibit Explores the Concept of Afrocentricity

The interactive exhibit was a collaborative project with artist Vince Fraser. → Read More

A New Black-Owned Bookshop Brings Literary Diversity to Brooklyn

Darlene Okpo just opened up one of the coolest bookstores. → Read More

If Juneteenth Becomes a Federal Holiday, We Can't Let It Get Whitewashed

Juneteenth is set to become a federal holiday due to Congress and President Joe Biden, but what will it mean for the holiday's significance and future? → Read More

Critical Race Theory Debate Is About Whitewashing the United States’ Racist History

In 2020, 21 states have either banned critical race theory (CRT) or introduced legislation that moves in that direction. This is really about rewriting America’s racist history. → Read More

Progressive Lawmakers Condemn Netanyahu, Israel’s Attacks on Gaza

From the House floor, members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus including AOC, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib condemned the Israeli government’s attacks on Gaza. → Read More

Derek Chauvin’s Guilty Conviction Is Not Justice for Systemic Police Violence

Former police officer Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict for killing George Floyd should feel like a given, not a win. But our system is so rotten that this is the justice we have to accept. → Read More

Daunte Wright’s Death Proves We Don’t Need More Police Training

The police killings of Daunte Wright and George Floyd in Minneapolis are the product of a system rooted in oppression and racism. More training won’t fix that. → Read More

CDC Director Expects Schools Should Be Fully In-Person by September

The CDC says all schools can likely resume in-person learning by the fall. → Read More

St. Louis Elects Its First Black Woman Mayor, Progressive Tishaura Jones

St. Louis elected Tishaura Jones as mayor on Tuesday, making her the first Black woman to fill the role. Jones has promised to reform the segregated city’s criminal justice system. → Read More

Corporations Speak Out Against Georgia Voting Law as They Face Boycotts, Criticism

Companies like Coca-Cola and Delta are condemning voter suppression laws in states like Georgia and Texas, thanks to pressure from activists. → Read More

For the People Act Is Needed to Stop New GOP Voter Suppression Bills

Democrats won big in 2020. The GOP is trying to stop it from happening again. → Read More