Pimps Whores and Welfare Brats by Star Parker
From Welfare Cheat to Conservative Messenger

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The African-American entrepreneur describes her disadvantaged life and the convictions that prompted her to overcome the challenges of her past while presenting her personal secrets of self-empowerment. Tour.

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Star Parker is president and founder of the Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), a nonprofit center that addresses the impact of social politics on America's inner cities and the poor. Prior to her social activism, Parker was a single welfare mother. After becoming a Christian, she returned to college, earned her degree, and launched an urban Christian magazine. Now, she is a frequent lecturer, a social policy consultant and media commentator, and a regular guest on national television and radio programs across the country, including Larry King Live, 20/20, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. His Hometown is Los Angeles, California.
Published February 1, 1997 by Atria. 224 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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As a young woman from a middle-class African American family, Parker spent her adolescence and youth running on the wild side, joining a gang, blowing up the car of a teacher who displeased her, sleeping around and taking the welfare system for all it was worth, including undergoing four abortion...

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