Lizz Brown

Attorney, Journalist and Political Analyst

Lizz Brown
Lizz Brown is an Attorney and an award-winning journalist and political analyst. A former Special Public Defender, Lizz has always been a passionate defender of the rights of the oppressed and forgotten. Lizz believes that women and people of color must lean in and speak with a “disruptive voice”. The host of an Award-winning talk show “The Wake Up Call” for 15 years Lizz conducted 1000s of interviews with News Makers and Policy Shapers. Her shows determined the political fate for many elected officials. In St. Louis, as an activist and organizer, Lizz led 1000s of students to engage in the only successful shutdown/occupation of the Mayor’s office-an occupation that led to a student negotiated settlement. A popular columnist for the St. Louis American, Lizz holds the distinction of being the one of the few African American columnists to have a column, “Clarence Thomas….Accidental Jurist” inserted into the Congressional Record. Lizz has been the "go to" legal analyst for MSNBC, CNN and Al Jazeera. She has also been seen on NBC, ABC and Fox. After six Baltimore police were charged with various crimes in connection to the killing of Freddie Gray, CNN sought Lizz out to debate attorney Alan Dershowitz. She is also a frequent political analyst on Huff Post Live and the Winner of the Pundit’s Cup at Netroots Nation in 2015.


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