Eve L. Ewing is a writer, scholar, and cultural organizer. She is the award-winning author of four books: the poetry collections Electric Arches and 1919, the nonfiction work Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago’s South Side, and a novel for young readers, Maya and the Robot. She has written several projects for Marvel Comics, most notably the Ironheart series, and is currently writing the comic series Black Panther. Ewing is an associate professor in the Department of Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity at the University of Chicago and the host of Guaranteed, a podcast series created by the Economic Security Project that looks at how participants in guaranteed income programs use this money. She is currently working on her next book, Original Sins: The (Mis)education of Black and Native Children and the Construction of American Racism, due out next year and published by One World.
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