Janelle Harris

Writer and editor Janelle Harris resides in Washington, D.C., frequents Twitter and lives on Facebook.

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LATEST ARTICLES

April 19 2013 12:01 AM
Essence's Janelle Harris makes the case that corporal punishment that leaves welts and open sores is going to exacerbate the problems that exist and create some new ones, too.
April 11 2013 12:50 AM
In a reflection on the recent flap about India.Arie's alleged skin bleaching, Essence's Janelle Harris says that complexion craziness is tough on everyone but especially painful for darker black women -- and it's our collective responsibility to put a stop to it. 
Feb. 20 2013 12:44 AM
Contemplating her own history in the church and reports on the increasing number of young people without religious affiliations, Essence's Janelle Harris says she's going to hold on to her beliefs, even if they don't make sense in the eyes of others.