Thank you for returning. Today we're joining LaSuria Kandi Allman in conversation with Shahrazad Ali from True Nubia Podcast Click on and enjoy the show.
Shahrazad Ali (born April 27, 1954, in Atlanta, Georgia, US), raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, is an author of several books, including a paperback called The Blackman's Guide to Understanding the Blackwoman.The book was controversial bringing "forth community forums, pickets and heated arguments among blacks in many parts" of the US when it was published in 1989.
Stories about the book appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Newsday, and Newsweek. Ali appeared on Tony Brown's Journal, the Sally Jessy Raphaël Show, The Phil Donahue Show, and Geraldo TV programs—and was ridiculed on In Living Color.The book reportedly brought black bookstores new business, while other black bookstores banned it.
It also provoked a book of essays (called Confusion by Any Other Name) that explored the negative impact of The Blackman's Guide
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