I have always loved stories.
As a little girl, I was either reading a story or acting one out on stage. At Yale, tales of the past captured my interest, so I majored in history, graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. My thesis, History in Black and White, which examined the representation of African Americans in U.S. history textbooks and the disconnect between historiography and classroom history, forced me to grapple with how we tell our national story.
Inspired, I decided to