Jamal Sharif
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Ms. Jamal Sharif is a Los Angeles based poet and freelance writer, whose credits include commentary and articles appearing in the Daily Breeze and Los Angeles Sentinel newspapers, Code magazine, BlackMen magazine; as well as poetry appearing in Rhapsody In Black, African Voices, First Focus, and The Writeous literary magazines.

Jamal's highly anticipated first book, Passion, Pride, and Politickin': Homegrown Poetry and Essays was released in December 2000.

Ms. Sharif is presently working on her first fiction project, as well as adapting a screenplay for a short film. She states: "Thanks to Memphis and all the TB2 writers and supporters, we can keep on makin' waves into the 21st century!"

You can contact Ms. Sharif to comment on her work by sending an e-mail to supa_sister@yahoo.com or by sending an e-mail to TimBookTu and it will be forwarded.

Works on TimBookTu by Jamal Sharif


Hood Fairy Tales


Astronomically Yours
Attention, Black Man: I'm Down If You Is
Attention!! What A Real Sista Been Dyin' To Say...
Black Girl Prayer
Black Hate with Tracy Mckever
Don't Sweat That White Girl
Can't Nobody Love You Like A Sista Do
Casual Observations of an Imperfect World
Collaborative with Cinque Brown
Four Years Old and Free
Get It Up with Zamounde
Haiku: Hide 'N Seek
Impasse Into the 21st Century
L.A. Lines
Love or Lust with LaVerne Prade and Tracy Mckever
New Math
No In-Between
Real Brothers, Please Stand Up...
Sick Day
Sunday Nite News
The Cure
The Cure, Part II: Somethin' For the Brothers
The Hard Sell on Crenshaw Blvd
The Revolution Needs YOU
The Trash Girl (Trick Mirrors)
Troubled Ascension
What If with Zamounde
While Shopping


911: Cannot Compute
Hip-Hop; We Have A Problem
Love's Gonna Get Cha: Commentary on Sistas, LOVE, 'n' Other Stuff
Old-School Commentary: To Live and Play in L.A.
R. Kelly's Got "Half On A Baby": But Is He Sending the Wrong Message?
Street Politics: A Sista's Point of View
What Would Our Ancestors Think?
Why Good, Black Women REALLY End Up Alone: A Guide For the Confused

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