Ep. 19 Writing, Podcasting, and Books with Jay Connor of The Extraordinary Negroes

This week our guest is Jay Connor. Jay is a writer, and the creator and co-host of The Extraordinary Negroes podcast. Jay discuss his winding life path through many cities and many careers. We also talk about what books Jay is into and what writers he admires. We cover a lot of topics this week, and its all in the show notes below. Use the links below when you shop on Amazon and iTunes to help support The Stacks. BOOKS Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1 by Ta-Nehisi Coates The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn People's History of Sports in The United States by Dave Zirin Welcome to the Terrordome by Dave Zirin The John Carlos Story by Dave Zirin The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey Every Little Step by Bobby Brown A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole All The Women in my Family Sing edited by Deborah Santana Well, That Escalated Quickly by Franchesca Ramsey I Can't Date Jesus by Michael Arceneaux Sing Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin The Writer Got Screwed by Brooke A. Wharton The Anatomy of Story by John Truby Howdunit Series (Multiple Authors) Choose Your Own Adventure Books (Multiple Authors) Ship of Theseus by J.J. Abrams Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison Beloved by Toni Morrison Baracoon by Zora Neale Hurston Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston Hunger by Roxane Gay I Am Not Your Negro by James Baldwin The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander The Tasha Trilogy The Invention of the White Race by Theodore W. Allen EVERYTHING ELSE The Very Smart Brothas Strange Angel (CBS) Black Card Revoked Ta-Nehisi Coates "Ta-Nehisi Coates is Leaving the Atlantic" (Jacey Fortin, The New Yorks Time) Van R. Newkirk II (The Atlantic) Kiese Laymon Hari Ziyad Donny Cates Matthew Rosenberg Shane Black Alex Hardy Insecure (HBO) The Read (LoudSpeakersNetwork.com) "An Extraordinary Thanksgiving Dinner Draft (Feat. Law Ware)" (iTunes & Android) "An Extraordinary Mother's Day Tribute: I Love My Momma (Feat. The Queens Who Raised Us)" (iTunes & Android) This is Us (NBC) Ear Hustle (Ear Hustle & Radiotopia) Tea with Queen and J. Therapy for Black Girls The Music Snobs The Tony Kornheiser Show James Baldwin Zinn Education Project Dave Zirin (The Nation) Tommie Smith John Carlos Whitney (Miramax) Diverse Classics Robert McKee Toni Morrison Roxane Gay Twitter I Am Not Your Negro (Amazon Studios) 13th (Netflix) O.J.: Made in America (ESPN Films) Connect with Jay: Instagram|Twitter Connect with The Extraordinary Negroes: iTunes Podcast|Android Podcast|Website|Facebook|Instagram|Twitter Connect with The Stacks: Instagram|Facebook|Twitter|Goodreads|Traci’s Instagram|iTunes|The Stacks Website|Patreon To contribute to The Stacks, join The Stacks Pack, and get exclusive perks, check out our Patreon page. We are beyond grateful for anything you’re able to give to support the production of this show. If you prefer to do a one time contribution go to paypal.me/thestackspod. Thank you to this week’s sponsor Audible. To get your FREE audiobook download and FREE 30 day trial go to audibletrial.com/thestacks. The Stacks participates in affiliate programs in which we receive a small commission when products are purchased through some links on this website. This does not effect my opinions on books and products. For more information click here.

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