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David A. Love

Journalist and Commentator

Philadelphia

David A. Love

Writer for the Grio, CNN Opinion, Atlanta Black Star, The Progressive, The Philadelphia Citizen, NewsWorks, Morpheus, The Guardian. Adjunct Journalism Instructor. Guest Commentator on CNN, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, SiriusXM, CBC News.

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Jeff Sessions Confirmation Hearings

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The Newsmakers: Team Trump

Trumping the competition: We take a look at who the President-elect has in mind as he prepares to name his cabinet.
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Inside Story - Are presidential debates important?

With weeks to go until the US presidential election, the two main candidates have held their first TV debate. Republican Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton fought over the economy, national security and foreign policy. Polls suggest the race for the country's top job is close.
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David A. Love on MSNBC discussing interracial marriage 2/16/12

Love on MSNBC discussing interracial marriage 2/16/12.
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Al Jazeera Inside Story (29 Feb 2016) - "Are the Oscars too white?"

Al Jazeera Inside Story (29 Feb 2016) - "Are the Oscars too white?"
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Outrage on the Rise

Americans are mad! According to a recent Esquire/NBC News poll, half of our country’s population is angrier than they were a year ago. There are many fuels to these fires – average citizens consider the American dream to be a thing of the past, others are frustrated by political dysfunction. Recent events including high-profile police brutality incidents have people up in arms.
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David A. Love on Al Jazeera English discussing diversity and the Oscars 1/19/2016

Love on Al Jazeera English discussing diversity and the Oscars 1/19/2016.
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David A. Love on CNN discussing "color-coded terrorism" 1/5/2016

Love on CNN discussing "color-coded terrorism" 1/5/2016.
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David A. Love on CNN discussing Walter Scott shooting death - 4/9/2015

Love on CNN discussing Walter Scott shooting death - 4/9/2015.
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The Dr. Vibe Show™: David A. Love

– The start, where it is at and the future of #BlackLivesMatter movement. – What non-blacks and blacks are telling him about the #BlackLivesMatters movement. – His thoughts on if there is a divide between younger and older Black Americans. – The conservative backlash against police brutality accusations and the American justice system.
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David A. Love on CNN discussing #BlackLivesMatter - 12/23/2014

Love on CNN discussing #BlackLivesMatter - 12/23/2014.
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U.S.-Cuba relations, Assata Shakur and #BlackLivesMatter

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About

David A. Love

David A. Love is a journalist and commentator who writes investigative stories and op-eds on a variety of issues, including politics, social justice, human rights, race, criminal justice and inequality. He is a writer for theGrio, CNN, Atlanta Black Star, The Progressive, The Philadelphia Citizen, Morpheus, NewsWorks, Tribune News Service and BlackCommentator.com. In addition, Love's work has appeared in The Nation, The Guardian and The Huffington Post, and he has been quoted by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time, Newsweek, The Atlantic and The New Republic.

Love has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, BBC, SiriusXM and CBC News. He was a producer for Democracy Now! and a contributor to the books, States of Confinement: Policing, Detention and Prisons (2000), A Reader for College Writers, 6th Ed. (2004), At the Tea Party (2010) and Current Controversies: The Death Penalty (2015). Love is also an adjunct instructor at the Rutgers School of Communication and Information, where he trains students in a social justice journalism lab.

In addition to his journalism career, Love has worked as an advocate and leader in the nonprofit sector, served as a legislative aide, and as a law clerk to two federal judges. He holds a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Harvard University, and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He also completed the Joint Programme in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford.