Karen Hunter

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Karen Hunter is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, a celebrated radio talk-show host, and coauthor of numerous New York Times bestsellers, including Confessions of a Video Vixen, On the Down Low, and Wendy’s Got the Heat. She is also an assistant professor in the Film & Media Department at Hunter College.

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Books by this Author

Stop Being Niggardly
Kris Jenner . . . And All Things Kardashian
Mama Dearest
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STOP BEING NIGGARDLY with yourself....

In her new book Karen Hunter offers practical, sensible advice to African-Americans looking to improve their communities.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I won't fight over crumbs, I'll simply make another pie.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. No such thing as an overused word :-).

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. No desire to be anything or any person other than me.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "As" by Stevie Wonder, "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele, "Whenever You're Around" by Jill Scott, "I Get So Lonely" by Janet Jackson, and about 30 songs by Michael Jackson

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Play the piano