Brandon has stayed true to these virtues by earning a Bachelor's in Business Administration in International Business Management from Howard University, a Master’s of Science in Global Affairs from Rutgers University and is currently completing his Master's in Public Administration from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
Brandon has been featured as a guest political contributor on FOX News, Hannity's Great American Panel, ABC’s Here and Now, BET’s the Truth with Host Jeff Johnson, Richard French Live, Inside City Hall and Grit-TV. Brandon is an active conservative blogger and political contributor with MSNBC's the Grio and HipHopRepublican.com. Brandon’s articles and work has appeared in Time Out New York, the Washington Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, AfroPunk and Ebony.com. Brandon has given lectures at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., Baruch College, Princeton University, the Harbor League of Baltimore, the National Black Law Students Association's and the Alexander Hamilton Society.
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Published 11:51 p.m. June 11, 2013
In our wars against terrorism abroad and hatred at home, free speech and truth are two of the casualties.
Published 1:02 p.m. June 3, 2013
Does Anthony Weiner really have a shot to become Gotham’s next Mayor, a seat that has not been held by a democrat in 23 years?
Published 8:39 p.m. May 29, 2013
The N.Y.P.D believes the only real solution to reducing New York’s crime problem is the Stop and Frisk tactic.
Published 4:00 p.m. May 28, 2013
The President said that if the IRS displayed bias, it would be held accountable. Is it time for someone to hold Obama responsible?
Published 8:30 p.m. May 28, 2013
Did the President's speech promote a do as I say, not as I do message to Morehouse graduates.
Published 1:23 a.m. April 13, 2013
We have a choice: to be united by a common language, or to be split into linguistic ghettos and self-imposed cultural "apartheid."
Published 12:18 a.m. April 9, 2013
Muslims are yet another group that has a difficult relationship with the GOP. It doesn't have to be that way.
Published 2:40 p.m. March 31, 2013
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin described the breakup of the Soviet Union as "the greatest catastrophe of our century."
Published 12:23 a.m. March 29, 2013
The fight over marriage should be a war of ideas, not a war between Americans or between the GOP and gays.
Published 2:49 p.m. March 28, 2013
The first casualty of war is truth. That's as true for the war on drugs as the war on terror. This is a war on America, not drugs.
Published 11:05 p.m. March 26, 2013
Education unions have declared war on alternative methods of learning which increase competition among inner city students.
Published 7:55 a.m. March 25, 2013
Reform towards illegal immigration is necessary to America’s dominance as a global superpower, are lawmakers ready to put politics aside?
Published 8:53 a.m. March 24, 2013
North and South Korea could soon be prepared for political talks, challenging China's strategy and investment in Pyongyang.
Published 3:23 p.m. March 23, 2013
Is the GOP ready to make single mothers a primary target for the White House in 2016?
Published 12:23 a.m. March 18, 2013
Insanity is doing the same thing again and again and expecting a different result. Rand Paul is definitely not more of the Republican same.