Gloria J. Browne-Marshall is an Associate Professor of Constitutional Law at John Jay College (NYC) and a member of the Gender Studies faculty. Prior to academia, she was a Civil Rights attorney for the Southern Poverty Law Center, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, and NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF).
Gloria is the author of Race, Law, and American Society: 1607 to Present and The Constitution: Major Cases and Conflicts. Her forthcoming book is Black Women and the Law. She has written extensively on legal issues of concern to women, children and people of color.
Gloria is a legal correspondent reporting on international as well as domestic legal issues including the U.S. Supreme Court specializing in issues related to women, children, minorities and immigrants as well as criminal justice. Gloria covered the 2012 Presidential campaign and President Obama’s receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.
Her weekly column is published in the Milwaukee Courier and syndicated in newspapers in New York City, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta and St. Louis, MO. Her articles on Race and the Law appear in the St. Louis American. She is an award-winning journalist and a member of the National Press Club. She has provided commentary for BBC America, CNN, ABC, NPR, C-Span as well as regular legal commentary for WVON (Chicago), WPFW (Washington, DC), and WBAI (NYC). Her radio program “Law of the Land” which began as a written column in the Milwaukee Courier, a Black newspaper, and published in the Black Star News, Dallas Weekly, Amsterdam News and St. Louis American, had its radio debut on WBAI 99.5 FM (running on Fridays at 7:30AM at drivetime mornings in the NY tri-state region) in November 2013.
Gloria Browne-Marshall is Founder/Director of The Law and Policy Group, Inc., a 501(c)3 ‘think tank’ for the community which publishes “The Report on the Status of Black Women and Girls,” the only ongoing report on the state of Black females in America.
Gloria is the recipient of the NAACP Ethel Lawrence Trailblazer Award, Association of Black Women Attorney’s award, the New York County Lawyers’ Ida B. Wells award for work on gender and race issues, the Woman of Excellence in Law award from Wiley College (Texas), and the Community Action award from Black Star News. She speaks nationally and internationally about the protection of vulnerable groups under law.
Podcasts of “Law of the Land:”
GBM commercial on the U.S. Constitution. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak9P50-dGN0
Arizona’s Immigration law: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpDtPFFtoGQ
Human Trafficking and the United Nations: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-WE6PWl2aE
CNN and Affirmative Action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yDJ04G1p2k
(Follow Gloria on Twitter: @GBrowneMarshall)