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Pimps, Whores and Welfare Brats

From Welfare Cheat to Conservative Messenger

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Pimps, Whores and Welfare Brats by Jennifer Parker-Starbuck
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She was a delinquent teenager, mixed up with crime and drugs. In the 1970s, Star Parker came to Los Angeles with a dream of dancing on Soul Train - and ended up an unemployed single mom, barely literate, and living on welfare. But life on county aid was far from impoverished - she was able to lounge in her own Jacuzzi, party at Venice Beach, bring in extra income with under-the-table jobs, and take the system for all it was worth. It was the power of her Christianity that turned her life around. But it was Star's no-excuses attitude of self-empowerment that firmly positioned her on the fast track of conservative politics, speaking out against welfare as the No. 1 cause of urban America's moral and economic decline - and in favor of taxpayer vouchers for private school education, banning abortion, and condemning condom distribution in public schools.
Release date NZ
February 1st, 1998
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Gallery
Pages
224
Dimensions
144x225x13
ISBN-13
9780671534660
Product ID
1677301

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