Nana Brantuo is an educator, researcher and writer. A doctoral student, she centers her academic interests on the mobility, migration and the educational experiences and trajectories of African and African descendant peoples. Her academic work has taken her to various states and countries around the world with her most recent travels taking her to Cuba and Haiti.
Nana’s Recent Stories
World Dec 28Column: Why Castro was so deeply loved by some, and hated by others
“In this country, our understandings of heroism have always been informed by an ugly past of racial prejudice and discrimination.” Fidel Castro’s death saw the Cuban revolutionary re-enter the U.S. imaginary as a villain, a communist dictator opposed to core…