A young girl born to immigrant parents trying to fit into American society. She realizes that she is uncomfortable with herself and the nation.
Reniqua Allen-Lamphere is a journalist who produces and writes for various outlets on issues of race, opportunity, politics, and popular culture. Her first book, It Was All A Dream: A New Generation Confronts the Broken Promise to Black America, about Black millennials, is out now from Bold Type Books/Hachette. She has written for The New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian, The New Republic, Quartz, Buzzfeed, Teen Vogue, Glamour, and more, and has produced a range of films, video, and radio for PBS, MSNBC, WNYC, and HBO. Reniqua has a Ph.D. in American Studies from Rutgers University.