Donnell Alexander

Donnell Alexander

It was something I said.

Consumers probably know me best for the memoir Ghetto Celebrity (Crown, 2003) and the story of Dock Ellis & the LSD No-No. I also lecture and facilitate. donnellellisalexander@gmail.com

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Jezebel

I Love My Children and I Owe Them So Much Money

This is so not the fatherhood I’d imagined as a male raised by a sometimes super-poor single mother or, for that matter, as a regular, paycheck-to-paycheck father, which I was for more than a dozen years—in home and across town.