Danielle Amir Jackson is a Memphis-born writer, critic, and the editor-in-chief of the Oxford American. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Vulture, Bookforum, the Criterion Collection, and more. She is a second year student in the Mile High MFA at Denver’s Regis University, and, in collaboration with Critical Minded and Aster(ix) Journal, co-editor of a forthcoming volume on the history of women in hip-hop and reggaet├│n.