Laughing In The Dark

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Laughing In The Dark
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Laughing In The Dark / Patrice Gaines| interviewed and produced by Karole Selmon. - Patrice Gaines, author of Laughing in the Dark and award winner of the National Association of black Journalists Award for Commentary, discusses her lifelong struggle to find her place in a white-male dominated society. While drawn to drugs and crime, she rejected her middle class background at an early age. This choice lead to a life of pain with interludes of personal growth. She talks about segregated schooling in the South, her experience of rape, drug abuse, and prison. - RECORDED: KPFK, 6 Oct. 1994.

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