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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The Village Voice

Peering Into the Souls of White Folk

In our era of creeping wokeness, in the coasts' liberal precincts, the average black person can feel like a celebrity. Only, sometimes the celebrity it seems you are is Leslie Jones.

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The Village Voice

Giving Up on White People | Village Voice

Peering up at Portland through CNN, we mostly see Americans determined to lead the unraveling. If you cock your head a certain way, the rioting Portlanders look less like the vanguard than just another edition of white people wilding out.