Akilah MonifaAkilah Monifa is a lifetime member of NLGJA and a writer, blogger, and author of two books which are collections of her op eds and available for free download through itunes.  Her op eds appear in newspapers mainly via the Progressive Media Project and online at Divorced Moms and she is a blogger for Huffington Post.  She is also a member of NABJ, lives in Oakland and mother of an 11 year old boy and a 14 year old girl.