Amy Alexander is an award-winning content producer. A 2008 Alfred Knobler Fellow at The Nation Institute, she has contributed to many prominent publications, including theMiami Herald, Boston Globe, Village Voice, Washington Post, and the Nation. She has also written for Salon.com and TheRoot.com, and was associate producer of NPR’s Tell Me More, with Michel Martin. Her works include Lay My Burden Down, coauthored with Alvin Poussaint, MD, and Uncovering Race: A Black Journalist's Story of Reporting and Reinvention. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.