Journalist, Best-Selling Author, Activist, An All-around Angry-Ass Black Woman
"Usually, when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry about their condition. When they get angry, they bring about a change." -- Malcolm X
-- Karen E. Quinones Miller was born and raised in Harlem, and dropped out of school in the 8th grade -- however, after spending five years in the U.S. Navy, and working as a secretary for the Philadelphia Daily News, she enrolled at Temple University at age 32, and graduated with honors 4 years later.
Miller has worked for the Associated Press, Cox Newspapers - Washington Bureaus, the Norfolk Virginian Pilot, and the Philadelphia Inquirer before retiring from journalism in 2000 in order to pursue a career as a novelist.
She has eight books published by major publishers -- five of which became national bestsellers, and one which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Fiction.
Personal blog: www.keqm.blogspot.com
"Bitterness is like a cancer; it eats upon the host. But Anger is like fire -- it burns all clean." -- Maya Angelou
"The man who is angry at the right things and with the right people, and further as he ought when he ought, and as long as he ought, is praised." -- Aristotle