Karen Ford opens up about one Black woman’s thoughts on issues of the day
Book Title: Thoughts of a Fried chicken Watermelon Woman
My dear departed friend, Eyvonne, used to tell the story of being in the grocery store one morning when a man walked up to her and said: “Girl, you remind me of fried chicken and watermelon.”
Author Bio:Karen Ford has been a freelance journalist over 20 years and written for a number of local, national and international publications including the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Parent magazine, the Citizen Newspapers, Screen Magazine and Lutheran Woman Today. Her corporate clients have included the University of Illinois, the Chicago Labor Education Project, the Illinois Business Development Authority and the Women in Business Yellow Pages. She has written political ad copy for several local and county candidates and co-authored the book “Get That Cutie in Commercials.” She lives in Chicago with her husband.