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Shifting:The Double Lives of Black Women in America

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Dr. Kumea Shorter-Gooden

Special Guest: Dr. Kumea Shorter-Gooden is a licensed psychologist and the co-author with Charisse Jones of Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America (HarperCollins, September 2003, www.BlackWomenShifting.com), which is a winner of the 2004 American Book Awards. She is a Professor and Systemwide Director of International-Multicultural Initiatives at Alliant International University and was formerly Coordinator of the Multicultural Community-Clinical Psychology Emphasis Area of California School of Professional Psychology.

Charisse Jones

Special Guest: Charisse Jones is the co-author of "Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America,'' (HarperCollins) winner of the 2004 American Book Award. A veteran reporter who is currently a national correspondent for USA Today, she was previously a staff writer for The New York Times, and part of a Pultizer Prize-winning team at The Los Angeles Times.