Journalist, Political Reporter, Cultural Critic
Alex V. Henderson is a veteran journalist who covers political, social, business and financial topics as well as arts and entertainment. His topics have included civil liberties, the economy, poverty, unemployment, the War on Drugs, health care reform and the environment.
Henderson has written for a long list of publications that includes Billboard, Spin, The L.A. Weekly, AlterNet, JazzTimes, Jazziz, XBIZ, Creem, HITS, Black Radio Exclusive (BRE), Skin Two, CD Review, Players, Latin Style, Pulse!, Music Connection, All About Jazz, the R&B Report, Black Beat, and Cash Box. In addition to his focus on political topics, Henderson has contributed several thousand CD reviews to The All Music Guide's popular website and serious of reference books (including AMG's rock, blues, R&B, country, electronica and hip-hop guides). Alex has written numerous liner notes, bios and press releases for many well known record companies, including Verve, Concord, MCA/Universal, Island, GNP Crescendo, Chesky, Delicious Vinyl, TSR, Rhino, Funkytown Grooves, Priority, Del-Fi and Challenge. And he has interviewed a long list of major musicians in rock (Heart, Berlin, Martha Davis, Megadeth, Steven Van Zandt) and R&B (Philip Bailey, Barry White, Stephanie Mills, Bobby Brown) as well as jazz (Sonny Rollins, Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea, Tito Puente, Stanley Clarke).
What Happens When a Civilian Kills a Cop in Self-Defense?
Lest We Forget: Pops Foster
David Sanborn: Enjoying the View
9 Events Which Created the Environment for America's Emerging Police State
Interview: Joe Temperley
Encore: Freda Payne
Ten Corporate Behemoths Stifling Competition and Delivering Awful Service to You
Dominatrix January Seraph: An Obamacare Success Story
6 Financial Monsters That Have Only Gotten Bigger After Destroying the Economy
9 Absurd Religious Right Attempts to Seem Sexy and Hip