Donnell Alexander

Donnell Alexander

I create all sorts of content.

Sundance and California Newspaper Publishers Association Award-winning writer, editor, filmmaker, and radio producer with two decades of experience blending the entertaining and the educational. At the heart of his work lies a commanding and versatile voice required by so many next-generation content consumers.

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Can This Millennial Mayor Turn Compton Into L.A.'s Next Hot ...

Can This Millennial Mayor Turn Compton Into L.A.'s ...

Jordan's brush with death by samurai sword - Ball Don't Lie

"Gash Almighty"
by Donnell Alexander

Early in the spring of 1982, when he was a skinny freshman at North Carolina, before he had enough fans to start his own religion, Michael Jordan was largely unknown outside the state.

Are Black People Cooler Than White People?

With cool come assumptions and fears, expectations and intrigue. My neighbor wants to live near cool, but she's not sure about cool wandering past her door after dark.

In Hollywood, An Urban Legend Worth A Fact-Check : NPR

Donnell Alexander talks to veteran black filmmakers to see why his new short film can't get any Hollywood love. Apparently, the problem is that it features three-dimensional black characters.

Racism Literally Costs America $2 Trillion...Ready to Stop Payment?

Bigotry in America has marginalized a diverse range of minority culture. “I was expecting it to get more attention as well, the numbers are so startling,” says Turner....

Donnell Alexander's GHETTO CELEBRITY

Ghetto Celebrity named one of the San Francisco Chronicle's Best Books of 2003!

Dock Ellis & The LSD No-No, an animated short!

The amazing true story of a pitcher on a psychedelic experience in his own words.

The Runner « Sharp – Canada's Magazine for Men

The incredible story of Tom Longboat, the greatest Canadian Olympian no one has ever heard of. By Donnell Alexander
One hundred and four years ago no Canadian scored more media depictions than Tom Lon...

Beyond Ellis D

Read a sample or download the enhanced ebook Beyond Ellis D by Donnell Alexander with iBooks. Also available for Kindle Fire and other tablet devices.

What Tony Told Amy «

A master class in storytelling from America's greatest living crooner, Tony Bennett

Do Rappers Dream of Electro-Beats?

DJs Egyptian Lover and Arabian Prince return to celebrate an unsung chapter of L.A. hip-hop history
Los Angeles City Beat 07/28/05

Chicago Bears Alonzo Spellman lives fast, loses everything -- ESPN ...

"One of The Magazine's 15 Greatest Stories"

In ESPN The Magazine's Sept. 21, 1998 issue, Donnell Alexander writes about how Alonzo Spellman became an early example of NFL players who live fast and lose it all.

Captain Power: A Past Predictor Powers On | Donnell Alexander

Captain Power: A Past Predictor Powers On | Donnell...

iTunes - Books - Son of Ghetto Celebrity by Donnell Alexander

Read a sample or download Son of Ghetto Celebrity by Donnell Alexander with iBooks.