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Marion Teniade Johnson

Policy Advocate, Budget and Tax Center, North Carolina Justice Center
Areas of Expertise:
  • Antipoverty Policy
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Women
  • Public Budgets & Taxes
  • LGBT

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About Marion

Johnson’s research focuses on women’s political, economic, and cultural representation, with a particular focus on women of color. She has worked with the North Carolina Budget & Tax Center to explore ways to support the long-term unemployed, and with the Institute for Southern Studies and North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections on judicial campaign finance.

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In the News

"Paid Leave Would Pay Off for North Carolina ," Marion Teniade Johnson, News and Observer, November 13, 2015.
"NC Women Deserve Economic Security," Marion Teniade Johnson, Fay Observer, April 26, 2015.
"GOPers are Bringing Back Post-Reconstruction-Era Voting in NC," Marion Teniade Johnson, Talking Points Memo, January 16, 2014.
Marion Teniade Johnson's research on North Carolina's new voter ID law discussed in Sue Sturgis, "Special Investigation: How Art Pope Helped Turn Back the Clock on Voting Rights in North Carolina," Facing South, August 29, 2013.
"Mad Men, Megan Draper, and the Skyler White Effect," Marion Teniade Johnson, Huffington Post, April 3, 2013.
Marion Teniade Johnson's research on judicial campaign finance discussed in Chris Kromm, "How Art Pope Killed Clean Elections for Judges in North Carolina," Facing South, June 13, 2013.

Publications

"How Did Black and Latina Women Fare during the Great Recession?," Duke University, March 31, 2013.

Demonstrates how economically-vulnerable Black and Hispanic women suffered large employment losses during and after the Great Recession, and now face limited employment opportunities, higher poverty rates, and negative health outcomes.