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Pearl Jr. Pearl Jr. is an American author, activist, journalist and producer. She is the founder and owner of Elbow Grease Productions and Pearl Jr. Publications and is best known for her work in the African-American community. Pearl Jr. graduated from Cal State Northridge and majored in Radio, TV, Film with a minor in African-American Studies. She finished in just 3 years. In 2001, Pearl Jr. wrote and published her first book The Climate: A Perspective Unvisited, which chronicles the development of race and the creation of racism. In 2004, she produced a series of half-hour T.V. shows called, "TRUtalk: Straight Outta LA." Also displaying her determination to control her own messages as an independent producer, she worked diligently to have her voice available to over 1,000,000 people in the Southern Cal. area and that lead her in Feb. 2005, to cover the Michael Jackson Trial. She and her company, Elbow Grease Productions also produced the documentary Behind The Scenes At The Michael Jackson Trial. The DVD has been sold to individuals in over 30 countries. She has also been a repeated guest on KCET's [[Life and Times]] Television program for PBS in Los Angeles discussing the status of Black relationships. In 2006, she wrote her 3rd book "Black Women Need Love, Too!", previously known as "How To Tame A Dawg." She has been interviewed over 100 times on local and national news programs and has been a recurring guest on CBS radio as well. Most recently, she produced the DVD "Barack Obama: The Power of Change" as well as the DVD Michael Jackson-"The Trial and Triumph of the King of Pop" available on Amazon.com as well as Retail Outlets Worldwide!