JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Rekaya Gibson, author of Mama Don’t Like Ugly
(NCM Publishing Company)
“Mama Don’t Like Ugly” is a fiction story about Dana, a dark-skinned girl, growing up in a household with a mama who dislikes her because of her skin color. She is abused, neglected and constantly compared to her lighter skin sister. In spite of her situation, she still loves her mama unconditionally.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Mama Don’t Like Ugly?
Rekaya Gibson: I am fascinated that people’s behaviors and/or perceptions about skin color are passed from generation to generation – Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Rekaya Gibson, author of Mama Don’t Like Ugly