alicia banks

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation COLUMINIST
Location Chicago, IL, United States
Introduction I am a veteran radio producer & host, columnist, DJ, administrator and musicologist. I am an interpersonal and organizational communications scholar, and an award-winning educator of children and adults. I was the first out lesbian in America to host a prime time, daily, commercial talk radio show, in Atlanta, Georgia from 1989 until 1996. I have created, produced, and hosted rebel radio shows at WBML, WPGU, WRFG, WIGO, WGST, KPFA, KABF, and KFCF. See more: http://www.aliciabanks,vox.com Who’s Who of American Women 2008 - 2009- Who’s Who in America 2008 - 2010-2013 Who’s Who in American Education 2007-2008- Who’s Who in the World 2007 & 2010-2013 Who's Who Among America’s Teachers 2005-2006- Who's Who Among African-Americans 2001- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Trailblazer Award 1996- Outstanding Young Woman of America 1986- Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges 1984- UIUC Dean's List 1984- UIUC Senior 100 Honorary 1984- UIUC Black Alumni Association Earl Dickerson Achievement Award 1983- UIUC Black Alumni Association Potential Leadership Award 1982- UIUC 5.0 GPA Award 1982-
Interests BLACK LOVE, ACTIVISM, JUSTICE, PEACE, MUSIC, WOMANISM, AFROCENTRISM, BOOKS, FILMS, MANDARIN ASIAN FOOD
Favorite Movies TOO MANY TO LIST, I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE, THE LUNATIC, DESERT HEARTS, SET IT OFF, TORCH SONG TRILOGY, THE NAKED PREY, STRANGER INSIDE, THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE, GET ON THE BUS, JOEY BREAKER, BIGGIE AND TUPAC, OFF THE CHAIN, PANTHER, HOSTEL, SAW, THE DESCENT, HIGH TENSION, AKEELAH AND THE BEE, A LUV TALE, LOCKIN' UP, THE DROP SQUAD...
Favorite Music TOO MANY TO LIST, SOUL CROONERS, COOL POP, SMOOTH JAZZ, COUNTRY BALLADS, CLASSIC JAZZ GUITARISTS, JAZZY VOCALISTS, PATRICE RUSHEN, ERIC BENET, JAVETTA STEELE, LLETA MBULU, MIRIAM MAKEBA, NINA SIMONE, EFUA, RAW SILK, SARAH VAUGHN, HUGH MASAKELA, NANCY WILSON, SHIRLEY HORN, CHAKA KHAN, GABRIELA ANDERS, LIZZ WRIGHT, PHYLLIS HYMAN, ANITA BAKER, KOKO TAYLOR, DENISE LASALLE, RUBY DAVIS, JANET JACKSON, DEEP FOREST, STEELY DAN, AL JARREAU, JOHN MAYER, FREDDIE COLE, BILL WITHERS, ERIC BENET, KLYMAXX, BIG MAYBELLE, DINAH WASHINGTON, SADE, BILLIE HOLIDAY, USHER, NE-YO, BERNADETTE COOPER, MADAM X, JILL SCOTT, JANET JACKSON, ANGIE STONE, BASIA, CLANNAD, GEORGE HOWARD, EVELYN CHAMPAGNE KING, TRACE ADKINS, THE JUDDS, RE EARL KLUGH, ANDY GRIGGS, PATSY CLINE, GEORGE BENSON...
Favorite Books TOO MANY TO LIST, THE SHAME OF THE NATION BY J KOZOL, PROOFS OF CONSPIRACIES BY J ROBISON, BEHOLD A PALE HORSE BY WILLIAM COOPER, DREADS BY FRANCESCO MASTALIAAND ALFONSE PAGANO AND ALICE WALKER, A PIECE OF MINE BY J CALIFORNIA COOPER, A PIECE OF CAKE BY CUPCAKE BROWN, THE BLACK WOMAN'S GUMBO YA-YA BY TERRI JEWELL, TO DIE FOR THE PEOPLE BY HUEY NEWTON AND TONI MORRISON, BELOVED BY TONI MORRISSON, YOU ARE BEING LIED TO BY RUSS KICK, NEW BLACK MAN BY MARK ANTHONY NEAL, THE QUOTABLE REBEL BY TEISHAN LATNER, TWO NATIONS BY ANDREW HACKER, BELOVED BY TONI MORRISON, COME ON PEOPLE BY BILL COSBY, FREEDOM IN THIS VILLAGE BY ISAAC JACKSON, THE BLACK WOMAN'S GUMBO YA-YA BY TERRI L. JEWELL, NEW BLACK MAN BY ANTHONY NEAL, THE QUOTABLE REBEL BY TEISHAN LATNER, THE JUDAS FACTOR BY KARL EVANZZ, THE COLOR COMPLEX BY KATHY RUSSELL AND MIDGE WILSON AND RONALD HALL, LOVE POEMS BY NIKKI GIOVANNI, THE COLOR PURPLE BY ALICE WALKER, THE AMERICAN DIRECTORY OF CERTIFIED UNCLE TOMS BY RICHARD LAURENCE, WHY I LOVE BLACK WOMEN BY DR. MICHAEL ERIC DYSON, AFENI SHAKUR BY JASMINE GUY, GOT YOUR BACK BY HEIDE SIGMUND CUDA AND FRANK ALEXANDER, TUPAC-RESURRECTION BY JACOB HOYE AND KAROLYN ALI, THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACE BY GLORIA NAYLOR, 1996 BY GLORIA NAYLOR

Lionesses have no manes. How do they know when they've grown up?

WHEN THEY REIGN OVER THE LIONS WITH MANES...