Monday, April 26, 2010

Reflections on Iceberg Slim by Josh Alan Friedman

At the age of 55, with four young children, [Iceberg] said, “Now my ambition is to be as good a father as I was a pimp.” It was tough adjusting from Big Daddy to just plain daddy. Through grit and determination, Iceberg eventually fit in—comfortably niched in Los Angeles halfway between Ward and Eldridge Cleaver.

"I Like Ice" by Josh Alan Friedman

Click here to read it at Black Cracker Online.

© 1997, 2010 Josh Alan Friedman; artwork by Drew Friedman