Stacia L. Brown

Editorial Fellow for Community Engagement
Baltimore, MD

Stacia L. Brown is Colorlines' Editorial Fellow for Community Engagement. During her 12-month fellowship, Stacia is developing new ways to foster productive dialogue with and among our readers. In sum, she’s here to increase the sense of community between our readers, the Colorlines reporters and the newsmakers we cover.

Stacia is the founder of Beyond Baby Mamas, a social media community dedicated to single mothers of color. The group provides a safe space for moms to share stories and dialogue on issues large and small, from the political to the emotional. She’s also a founding blogger at PostBourgie and a regular contributor to The Atlantic’s The Sexes blog and to Huffington Post Live.

You can reach Stacia at

The Untold Story of Black Fatherhood

by Stacia L. Brown on Nov 18, 2014 7:00AM

The constant refrain about a crisis of black fatherhood obscures out a far more complex reality in black families.

Topics: Dispatches, Society

Colorlines' Twitter Community Talks Gun Violence Aftermath

by Stacia L. Brown on Aug 5, 2014 2:49PM

Colorlines discussed long-term effects of gun violence in a Twitter chat held this afternoon.

Topics: Health

Here's What Our Twitter Community Had to Say About Black Men and Unemployment

by Stacia L. Brown on Jul 1, 2014 3:20PM

Our Twitter chat on black men and unemployment unearthed hard truths about job market inequity.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Live Chat: What's Next for White Privilege?

by Stacia L. Brown on Feb 10, 2014 5:17PM

What should come after you check your privilege?

Topics: /NOW

Help Us Celebrate Trayvon Martin's 19th Birthday

by Stacia L. Brown on Feb 5, 2014 1:08PM

The trending Twitter hashtag, #19forTrayvon, commemorates Martin's birthday and marks opportunities lost to him.

Topics: /NOW

Imara Jones Discusses What's Next for Government in #ShutdownChat2

by Stacia L. Brown on Oct 17, 2013 1:55PM

Imara Jones spoke with our Twitter community about the personal and political fallout of the government shutdown.

Topics: /NOW

Colorlines' #ShutdownChat with Imara Jones

by Stacia L. Brown on Oct 2, 2013 4:16PM

Imara Jones joined Colorlines for a Twitter chat this morning. Here's the Storify.

Topics: /NOW

Hoodies Up Next: Keep Our Justice for Trayvon Chat Going

by Stacia L. Brown on Jul 19, 2013 12:18PM

Colorlines received overwhelming feedback to yesterday's live chat discussing how to find true Justice for Trayvon Martin through long-term activism.

Topics: /NOW, Trayvon Martin

LIVE CHAT: What's Justice for Trayvon?

by Stacia L. Brown on Jul 18, 2013 8:02AM

Watch the conversation here at 12p eastern and join it on Twitter at #HoodiesUpNext.

Topics: Trayvon Martin, Criminal Justice