Lisa Rab is an award-winning investigative journalist based in Charlotte, N.C. Her work has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, Mother Jones, Politico Magazine, Washingtonian, The Washington Post, The Village Voice, Success, and Yoga Journal, among other outlets. The former articles editor for Charlotte magazine, she spent seven years as a staff writer for Village Voice Media newspapers, where she profiled a neo-Nazi and exposed a corrupt chain of charter schools run by Joe Biden’s brother. Before that, she covered city government and public housing for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. She now specializes in stories about race, poverty, and social justice. Find her feature stories on Longreads, Byliner, and The Sunday Longread.