Writing

Molly can’t recall when the writing started. Only that writing saved her sanity numerous times before age 15. In 1986, after seeing Reds, by Warren Beatty, she wrote her first political letter requesting chemical companies re-evaluate paint ingredients to save the environment. Writing corporate letters led to op-ed pieces about the death penalty, suicide and racism. Op-ed letters led to guest editorials about juvenile justice and public transportation.  Essays led to journal contributions about disenfranchised youth in juvenile justice. Journals led to national columns and chapters in books about Reparations for the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade. 

 

For Molly, writing is action.

Huffington Post:

Nashville: Not just Flooded with Water; But Civil Rights Memories

 

Nashville Youth take to the strees for Historic MLK March

 

When a Bad White People Day is Just Another Tuesday

 

Grief Beneath The Grievance: Politics, Cancer and the Night Before Chemo

 

White Washing & Dressing Up History

 

Horsing Around with Gangs: Horse Whisperer Meets Gang Advocate

 

Think Public Transportation Isn’t a Social Justice Issue? Think Again.

 

Doug Jones + NAACP = 100 Black Women

 

Getting Lost in the Neighborhood of Race

 

Knock Knock: Who’s There?

 

Why is your Name on this Bill? Open Letter to Lindsey Graham. 

 

Disposable Children: Nashville Teen Faces Life In Prison

 

Fear and Loathing in Tennessee

 

Huffington Post author page: https://www.huffpost.com/author/molly-secours

 

Nashville Arts Magazine

“Under the Radar” a column by Molly Secours:

 

Reverend Sonny Dixon

The Last Adios For Two Amigos 

 

Ndume Olatushani

 

James Threalkill

 

Louisville Education Journal:

 

Minority and Disenfranchised Youth in Juvenile Justice

Nashville Scene

“Vodka Yonic” by Molly Secours:

Words like ‘winner’ and ‘loser are inadequate to the experience of cancer

 

Why is Beth Harwell so against alleviating the suffering of sick people?


 

Znet Magazine:

 

Here Comes The Neighborhood: Anytown USA

 

Where are the Voices of Reason and Dissent?

 

Sentencing Disparity

 

I Am George Bush

 

Minimum Wage Yields Minimum Coverage: Connecting The Election Dots

 

Gay Marriages: Weddings of Mass Destruction?

 

Red, White, Black & Blue

 

Car Shopping, Horse-trading and White House Hustling

 

Easy To Kill Those Who are “Not One of Us”

Angry White Men and the Affirmative Action Debate

Znet Magazine author page: https://zcomm.org/author/mollysecours/

 

 

Tennessean:

 

By Tim Wise & Molly Secours: Is Personal Responsibility a One-Way Street

The Black Commentator:

Let’s Just Get Over It—Being Racist That is… Part 1

 

Let’s Just Get Over It—… Diagnosing Whiteness:  Part 2

 

Let’s Just Get Over It—Oops We did it Again. Part 3

 

Let’s Just Get Over It—Defining Racism & Explaining it away Part 4 

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