Former ABC News Weekend anchor Carole Simpson has had a wide range of obstacles and victories throughout her illustrious career, many of which she recounted in her memoir “NewsLady.”
But Simpson felt compelled to update the book after hearing that many young black journalists are running into many of the same racist and sexists incidents she faced in her four decade-long career in broadcast journalism.
One of the more devastating revelations, previously unpublished, was that white men were not always the source of her problems. She faced animosity, sexism and racism from women and black colleagues as well.
“There are some controversial aspects to this new version,” Simpson said in a news release announcing the updated memoir. “I talk about the ‘dirty little secret’ in black America. We are prejudiced against each other.”
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