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Alexander Miller

Staff Writer at All About Solo

Location icon United States

I'm a 33 year old writer/editor who has worked for and published by The New York Times, Forbes, The Washington Post, QZ, and the Guardian, among other places. I am also a black Navy veteran, and I bring that same diversity, discipline, and regimented work ethic to every job I pursue.

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Forbes
I Am A Vet Who Thinks The VA Should Get Less Money

Share to email Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Share to google Guest commentary curated by Forbes Opinion. Avik Roy, Opinion Editor. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Guest post written by Alex Miller Alex Miller is a veteran and a freelance writer who lives in New York City.

nydailynews.com
07/13/2018
Growing up in the shadow of Emmett Till - NY Daily News

On my first day in Florida, I got a Slurpee tossed at me from a moving car while the occupants made gorilla grunts. I screamed and chased after the vehicle, which sped off, a Rebel flag fluttering like Superman's "S" after a triumph.

Opinionator
06/21/2012
In Need, in New York

Townies is a series about life in New York, and occasionally other cities. A native of Chicago's South Side, I was raised in poverty. Several times my mother and I had to take refuge in other people's homes, and sometimes in shelters.

All About Solo
09/22/2018
The Comic King Who Would Become a "Prinze"

By Alex Miller Freddie Prinze, Sr. shot himself in the head in 1977. But tonight, he's alive. Kurler Warner's set design is simple: a blue light casts an ominous glow over a TV tray table. A bottle of wine, a cigarette and an ashtray, tabloids, and a water glass stand on the table.

Black Excellence
04/12/2018
By Any Means: How Gun Bans Will Hurt Blacks Most | Black Excellence

If I catch heat for this, that's just fine by me: We shouldn't be banning any guns. Ronald Reagan supported the sentiment that semi-automatics were only necessary for military use, with an impassioned essay published in The New York Times , he mentioned the attempt on his life by one John Hinckley, Jr.: "I was lucky.