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Joy Keys talks with Author and Self-Sufficiency Coach Yvonne Bynoe

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Author and Self Sufficiency Coach Yvonne Bynoe

Special Guest: Yvonne Bynoe is the founder of the blog SophisticatedWomanandMama.com, a blog focusing on Gen-X/Hip Hop generation working mothers. Yvonne edited “Who’s Your Mama?”: Unlike other “motherhood” books that focus exclusively on the experiences of affluent, married White women, Who’s Your Mama? The Unsung Voices of Women and Mothers centers on the perspectives of a cross-section of American women who are actively engaged in crafting identities and family structures (including remaining single and/or childless) that speak practically to their personal beliefs, intimate relationships, and socioeconomic realities. Yvonne is the co-founder and former president of the Urban Think Tank, the first Hip Hop generation policy organization, has been acknowledged as an expert on popular culture and politics by news outlets such as the New York Times, New York Daily News, Los Angeles Times. She has been interviewed on CNN, FOX, MSNBC and numerous national and regional radio programs. Yvonne is the author of Stand & Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership and Hip Hop Culture and the Encyclopedia of Rap and Hip Hop Culture. Her writings have been included in several anthologies, including We Got Issues: A Young Woman’s Guide to a Bold, Courageous and Empowered Life, are used in numerous college courses and have appeared in the Chicago Sun Times, Washington Post, Colorlines, The Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, AlterNet.org, the Urban League’s Opportunity magazine and other publications.