Don't Blame It on Rio by Jewel Woods
The Real Deal Behind Why Men Go to Brazil for Sex

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There is a not-so-new, not-so-secret destination where a growing number of American black men are traveling for the kind of sex and freedom they say they can't find with black women. Thousands of unsuspecting women are kissing their men good-bye while they go on "business" trips to Rio where they meet up with some of their friends and have sex every way they can imagine-no strings, no hassles, and no conscience.

This social worker is a Ph.D. student at the Mandel School of Applied Social Science at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. He is the founder of The Renaissance Male Project Inc. and a New Voices Fellow 2005. He has made appearances on both national and regional television and radio shows, and print publications such as Essence magazine, The Toledo Blade, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
 

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This social worker is a Ph.D. student in the joint doctoral program in Social Work & Sociology at the University of Michigan. He is the founder of The Renaissance Male Project Inc. and a New Voices Fellow 2005. He has made appearances on both national and regional television and radio shows, and print publications such as Essence magazine, The Toledo Blade, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Karen Hunter, a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, has teamed up to write six bestsellers including: I MAKE MY OWN RULES (1997) with LL Cool J, LADIES FIRST (1999) with Queen Latifah, WENDY'S GOT HEAT (2003) and THE WENDY WILLIAMS EXPERIENCE (2004) with Wendy Williams, ON THE DOWN LOW (2004) with JL King, and CONFESSIONS OF A VIDEO VIXEN (2006) with Karrine Steffans. In addition to her books, Karen is also an Assistant Professor in the Film & Media Department at Hunter College. Karen Hunter is one of the most sought-after collaborators in publishing. She has teamed up to write five best-sellers in her last eight books including: On the Down Low (2004) with AIDS activist JL King, Wendy's Got the Heat (2003) with nationally syndicated talk show host Wendy Williams, and I Make My Own Rules (1997) with LL Cool J. She has also written critically acclaimed Al on America with Rev. Al Sharpton. In addition to writing, Karen also hosts a New York morning talk show on WWRL (1600AM) every weekday from 6 a.m.-10 a.m.-one of the first women to break the morning talk genre as the lead host. Karen is also an Assistant Visiting Professor in the Film & Media Department at Hunter College. She lives in Orange, New Jersey.
 
Published April 24, 2008 by Grand Central Publishing. 320 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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