In Black America Podcast: Monica “Dr. Moe” Anderson
On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Dr. Monica Frazier Anderson, DDS. Dr. Anderson is an author, publisher, motivational speaker, and Doctor of Dental Surgery. She is the founder of Austin’s Black Newcomers Association. Dr. Moe has published five books, including three top selling novels, Sinphony, When A Sistah’s Fed Up, which was an Essence bestseller, and I Stand Accused. She has also authored two non-fiction books: Black English Vernacular and Mom, Are We There Yet? Dr. Moe’s short stories are included in four anthologies. Her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology is from Baylor University, and her doctorate is from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
In 1996, she became the first African-American columnist for the Arlington Star-Telegram. She was a freelance, weekly columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a leading Texas newspaper, for eight years. Her favorite topics are parenting, humor and lifestyle issues. Her editorials have appeared in various media across the country including: the Seattle Times, the San Jose Mercury News, the Courier-Journal of Louisville, KY, the Minnesota Viking Update, the Cincinnati Bengal Update, the Marshall News Messenger and Dallasblack.com. In 1999, the staff of the Fort Worth Weekly named her Best Columnist in Tarrant County.