“Gun Violence Scars Another Generation of Children in Baltimore” Baltimore Sun March 16, 2023

“When I Made Mistakes as a White Teen, I Was Given Second Chances” Baltimore Sun August 16, 2022

“Fears of Black Teens Cloud Debates over Squeegee Boys and Obscure Baltimore’s Bigger Problems” Baltimore Sun July 19, 2022

“On the 100th Anniversary of Siddhartha‘s Publication, Can Baltimore Teens Find Wisdom in a Dusty Classic? Baltimore Sun June 9, 2022

“War in Ukraine Reminiscent of My Mother’s Experiences” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette May 26, 2022

“41 Year Later, Small Kindnesses Linger” Baltimore Sun August 12, 2021

Review of Jason Mott’s novel Hell of a Book Washington Independent Review of Books July 20, 2021

“Love and Hope after the HolocaustThe Forward May 8, 2021

Interview on WBAL News Radio: C4 AND Bryan Nehman Show February 1, 2021

“Virtual School Is Almost School” Baltimore Sun January 26, 2021

“Old School”  Baltimore Sun August 31, 2020

“What Baltimore Teenagers Taught Me about Race and Policing” New York Daily News June 3, 2020

“Corona Correspondences” Sewanee Review May 12, 2020

“Can a White Teacher Write Stories Inspired by Black Students?” New York Daily News  February 21, 2020

“Baltimore Crime and How the Media Perpetuates Stereotypes” Baltimore Sun January 23, 2020

“One Teenager and the Tragedy of Baltimore” Chicago Tribune November 18, 2019

“Barnes & Noble Mural Honoring Writers Fails to Include Writers of Color” Baltimore Sun October 30, 2019

“My Baltimore: An education for Donald Trump and Anyone Who Believes his Vicious Smears” New York Daily News  July 29, 2019

“Does Music Glorifying Armed Robbery Lead Teens to Commit Crimes?” Baltimore Sun April 24, 2019

“Can a White Teacher Connect with Black Students?” New York Daily News  September 7, 2018

“Good Teen Arrested Twice for Guns in Baltimore, What Would You Do?” Baltimore Sun May 26, 2018 

“Rap’s Materialism Poisons Young Minds” Baltimore Sun September 4, 2015

“The Bellwether” Bethesda Magazine June 22, 2015