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Rebecca Walker on Creating Identity & Her Debut Novel, Ade

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Do you feel as if your life has been one big quagmire? Have you found yourself wondering why me? Have you asked yourself over and over, "Why did The Universe place me in the of middle of a riddle, a riddle I'm calling my life?


Join Dr. D Ivan Young for this provocative interview with a woman who's been named by Time Magazine one of the 50 future leaders of America. Rebecca Walker is a writer and the daughter of Alice Walker, the African-American author of The Color Purple, and Mel Leventhal, a Jewish American lawyer. Through a series of journeys to find her identity, she has stepped into her own light as a writer.


Rebecca Walker is the author of the best-selling memoirs Black, White and Jewish and Baby Love, and editor of the anthology Black Cool. Her writing has appeared in Newsweek, Glamour, Marie Claire, The Washington Post, and Vibe, among many other publications. Her debut novel just released is entitled Ade.


For more information, please visit www.rebeccawalker.com and follow her on Twitter: @rebeccawalker.


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