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, corporate responsibility, U.S. foreign policy, the Prison/Industrial Complex and the environment.
Henderson's work has appeared in a long list of publications that includes Billboard, Spin, The L.A. Weekly, AlterNet, Salon.com, 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).
10 Crucial Issues Most Politicians—Except Bernie Sanders—Lie About
5 States Where Christian Right Homophobes Got Their Comeuppance
10 Obnoxious Right-Wing Moralists Who Were Caught with Their Pants Down )
Jailed for Charging a Cell Phone?: 7 Cruelest Instances of Class Warfare in America
Women Who Like to Be Dominated in Bed: Talking to BDSM Submissives
9 Things Many Americans Just Don't Grasp, Compared to the Rest of the World)
Interview: Carl Allen
7 Fascist Regimes Enthusiastically Supported by America
Artist Feature: Andreas Schaerer
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