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. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Jesus (I know, cliche). But I have so many questions, starting with : "How do you respond to people who don't believe you are the Messiah?"

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Marva Collins

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

A. Play the piano

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Charlie Baltimore from The Long Kiss Goodnight