JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Cynthia White, author of Boss Bitch Swag
How does a married woman who has never once been unfaithful to her husband contract HIV?
Meesha Clark, a gorgeous young wife, mother, and budding fashion designer is forced to ask herself that very question when what she thought would be a routine prenatal checkup turns out to be anything but routine. Meesha discovers that Malcolm “Boss” Clark, her heart’s true desire is a well-connected gangster.
Boss is also next in line to head the mob that controls the entire city of St. Louis, so Meesha must make the most difficult decision of her entire young life. When she decides to stand by her man, it becomes painfully clear that, even though she’s the only woman in his heart, she’s not the only woman in his bed.
Certain that Boss contracted the virus from one of his numerous affairs, an emotionally distraught Meesha locks herself in a bathroom with her husband, then proceeds to point his own gun in his face and demand answers. Will the truth set her free, or just keep her bound?
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Boss Bitch Swag?
Cynthia White: I was reading an article in Ebony magazine about how women of color now make up the majority of new cases of HIV/AIDS. That Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Cynthia White, author of Boss Bitch Swag