ASHRAF H. A. RUSHDY is the Benjamin Waite Professor at Wesleyan University and teaches in the African American Studies Program and the English Department. He is also the university’s academic secretary. He is the author of The Empty Garden (1992), Neo-Slave Narratives (1999), Remembering Generations (2001), American Lynching (2012), The End of American Lynching (2012), and The Guilted Age: Apologies for the Past (2015).
- The Best American Essays 2015 (p. 222). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Kindle Edition.