|Bebe Moore Campbell|
|Born||Elizabeth Bebe Moore
February 18, 1950
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||November 27, 2006
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Brain Cancer|
|Resting place||Inglewood Park Cemetery
|Education||University of Pittsburgh|
|Occupation||Author, journalist, teacher|
|Spouse(s)||Tiko Campbell (m. 1970â€“79)
Ellis Gordon Jr. (m. 1984â€“2006)
|Children||2; including Maia Campbell|
I would get up at 3 in the morning and write. Or sometimes I would write at midnight. Or I would write when my child napped. It wasn't a burden. I was so enthused about what I was doing at the time that I really didn't mind.
I have to entertain, because if I don't entertain you, you're not going to continue reading. But if I'm not out to enlighten, or change your mind about something, or change your behavior, then I really don't want to take the journey.
African-Americans know about racism, but I don't think we really know the causes. I decided it's first of all a family problem.
I had an agent who spent eight years – eight years! – trying to sell my stories. She sold other people's work; she just didn't sell mine.