Eisa Nefertari Ulen

Eisa Nefertari Ulen

Eisa Nefertari Ulen (she/her) is author of the novel Crystelle Mourning (Atria)Her essays exploring African American culture have been widely anthologized, most recently in Who Do You Serve? Who Do You Protect? (Haymarket), which won the Social Justice/Advocacy Award for 2017 from the School Library Journal's In the Margins Book Committee. In addition to Parents, Eisa has contributed to Salon, ReadersDigest.comTheHollywoodReporter.comEssenceThe Washington Post, Ms., Health, Ebony, The Huffington Post, Pen.org, Los Angeles Review of Books, TheRoot.comTruthout.orgTheDefendersOnline.comTheGrio.com, and CreativeNonfiction.orgA Pulitzer Center grantee, she is also the recipient of awards from the Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center, the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, and the National Association of Black Journalists.
In all the arguing over critical race theory and how young is too young to learn about race, the emphasis is on white children. Meanwhile, Black students across the nation experience racism daily.
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