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Donnell Alexander

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in Sandusky, Ohio, The United States
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I'm not actually working on a bittersweet hometown memoir called Sandusky Touched Me. Let's scuttle those rumors immediately.

Here's the story's essence: I'm 45 and have three children. My time is spent between three West Coast cities where I produce non-fiction content. Journalistic in its essence. Two exemplifying pieces are the memoir Ghetto Celebrity. The essay Cool Like Me: Are Black People Cooler than White People?

My work airs sometimes on public radio and has been honored by film organizations such as Sundance. I've been on writing staffs of media outlets such as ESPN and LA Weekly.

My newest project is Beyond Ellis D. As our official website below explains, this book is an interactive creation.

On Kindle Beyond Ellis D is a rangy, u
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In case you were hopeful that Obama winning a second term was some kind of indication that racism doesn’t really exist anymore, check out Twitter. The amount of hate speech, referring to the president as a “nigger,” a “monkey,” calling for violence and for the south to “rise again” was...

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"I’ll introduce this excerpt from Son of Ghetto Celebrity, the forthcoming digital update of my 2003 memoir, very briefly. It’s a Friday in August of 1995 and I’m fresh off a late night at the downtown LA hip-hop club Unity. This was followed by a..." Read more of this blog post »
" A Facebook friend sent me this scan of a write-up on me and the book in Time Out Accra ! I did this interview last year, but couldn't find it anywhere. Thank you, 'ko La for alerting me to it, and thank you, Time Out Accra for including me ..." Read more of this blog post »
" Ghetto Celebrity: Searching for My Father in Me

There’s some solid, straight-ahead prose in my memoir. Sadly, a lot of people missed it on the first go
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