Jonetta Rose Barras is the author of the critically acclaimed book The Last of the Black Emperors: The Hollow Comeback of Marion Barry in the New Age of Black Leaders. She is also a columnist for the Washington Times and former associate editor of the Washington City Paper. Her writings have also appeared in the Washington Post, USA Today, American Visions, The New Republic, and The New Democrat. She has appeared as a commentator for CNN, C-SPAN, and PBS and is widely considered one of the freshest female voices speaking for the African-American community. From the Hardcover edition.Barras, Jonetta Rose is the author of 'Whatever Happened to Daddy's Little Girl? The Impact of Fatherlessness on Black Women', published 2002 under ISBN 9780345434838 and ISBN 0345434838.