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Donnell Alexander

  • Donnell Alexander

    Donnell Alexander was born and raised in Ohio, where he competed on the state champion 1982 Sandusky Blue Streaks cross-country team. Alexander collaborated with Bruce Williams on "Rollin' with Dre," a book about West Coast Hip-Hop published by Random House. He is also the author of "Ghetto Celebrity" (Crown, 2003), an autobiographical account of his life as an emerging African-American journalist. Alexander was a senior staff writer for LA CityBeat and a frequent contributor for the San Francisco Chronicle. Excerpts from his forthcoming novel "Rhyme Scheme" have been published in the literary journal Bronx Biannual.

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