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Foxy by Pam Grier and Andrea Cagan

To say I was excited when I found out that Pam Grier was releasing a book
would be an understatement .  Excitement is just not strong or accurate  enough ,of a word to describe how I felt .  What African-American female did'nt want  to be Foxy Brown back in the day?  Who really wanted to grow up to be a maid .prostitute, or overbearing ,mother?  I was only a kid  when Pam Grier was at the height of her popularity.  So I can only remember that time from a 8 or 9 year old perspective.
I cant speak for all 9 year old African American girls , but this blogger that she
was bad(besides Cleopatra Jones and Wonder Woman).  Besides the obvious
things .like her relationship with Kareem-Abdul-Jabbar, Freddie Prinze,Sr and Richard Prior.  I found her life story intriguing for different reasons outside of her celebrity.  Did
you know that she spent some of her childhood in London?That her high school
choir (from Denver) were on their way to perform in L.A.  when they got caught in the
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Book blog news:Giveaways and memes 5/3/10

My giveaway:
Mom like you best there are two days left before I randomly select a winner
from the april 26th post  (Please do so before midnight 5/5/10) Check the post
for contest details

Other giveaways:
Queen Latifah "Put Your Crown on"  hosted by http://www.amusingreviews.blogspot.com/
ends May 15th
http://www.readingwithoutrestraint.blogspot.com/ is giving away Watch by Cammie McGovern

and http://www.steelergirl83.blogspot.com/  will be giving away 6 Christian Books

Memes:
http://www.bookreviewsbybobbie.wordpress.com/
hosts the Friday Finds and Sunday Sit Down every week

If your blog is hosting a meme ,giveaway  or challenge  you can email and I will post your link
on Monday 5/11/10 please do not post your giveaways in my comment section . Thanks for your cooperation