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Goldie Taylor              

Award-Winning Journalist, Opinion Writer & Political Analyst Covering Social Issues

Over the course of her 25-year career, award-winning journalist and opinion writer Goldie Taylor has emerged as one of the most powerful voices in public discourse. Today, she is a political analyst and on-air contributor at MSNBC where she focuses principally on social justice issues. Best known for her take-no-prisoners style, Taylor has become one of the nation’s preeminent thought leaders on gun control, domestic violence, human trafficking, public health, poverty and environmental justice. Then too, as a former Marine, she often addresses foreign affairs and military issues.

Taylor got her start as an Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer and since has contributed hard-hitting opinion columns to the St. Louis Post, Dispatch, Ebony Magazine, Creative Loafing,,, and, among others. Most notably, she penned’s “A Woman’s Worth” and “Show Me Your Papers,” which debuted on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show — its title came to dominate the lexicon around racial profiling and immigration reform.

In addition to her work as a journalist, Goldie Taylor has made great contributions to the representation of people of color in the media as an advertising executive as well. Taylor was both the chief architect of Procter & Gamble's long-term community building initiative, "My Black is Beautiful” and the marketing force behind CNN’s Black in America. She has been an executive leader with global advertising and public relations concerns, as well as a consultant for both NBC News and CNN Worldwide.

A consulting producer for CNN Presents: The Atlanta Child Murders, Taylor launched a film and television production company Faithful Moon Films in 2013. Her first feature length documentary, The Other Side Of Grace, is currently in pre-production. Taylor is also set to appear in OWN TV’s forthcoming documentary Light Skinned Girls, a continuation of the dialogue started by the network’s airing of the controversial Dark Girls.

Taylor has written two novels-- In My Father’s House and The January Girl — and is currently working on a political thriller,Paper Gods.


Goldie Taylor Reveals The True Danger Of Stephen A. Smith's ...

A few nights ago, I told my story. I was young and in a violent relationship +. — Goldie Taylor (@goldietaylor) July 28, 2014 ...

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