Jonetta Rose Barras


Jonetta Rose Barras is a columnist and former reporter for the Washington Times, a former associate editor of the Washington City Paper, and a contributor to the New Republic. She frequently contributes to The Washington Post and American Enterprise Magazine as well.

A respected authority on black politics, Barras has provided commentary for NPR's "All Things Considered," CNN, C-Span, and CBS's "60 Minutes.". She is also a published poet.

Her books include Bridges: Reuniting Daughters & Daddies, Whatever Happened to Daddy's Little Girl?: The Impact of Fatherlessness on Black Women, and The Last of the Black Emperors: The Hollow Comeback of Marion Barry in the New Age of Black Leaders.

Barras resides in Washington, D.C.

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Bridges: Reuniting Daughters & Daddies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,600. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
In this new self-help book: Bridges: Reuniting Daughters and Daddies, Barras guides daughter-and-father duos toward much needed reconciliation, bonding, and healing. With illustrations pulled from the lives of real women and their fathers, Bridges will be a must read and invaluable tool for fathers and daughters who want to mend the rend in their lives.

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