Lauretta Ali is an actress and performance artist residing in Newark NJ. She performs with her husband Yusef Ali who plays the Congas and Percussion under the logo Poetry & Skins. She also Co-Hosts a weekly cable talk show. Her first published book is one of poetry based upon her life as a single parent in the 1960's, Songs to a Manchild, written for her son who is now 35 years old. Her recent nonfiction novel Foster Care People is now in paperback format published by ElectricEbook Publishers. She is presently working on her next novel and another book of poems tentatively titled "Conquering Me."
Interests: Director In Qualification for Mary Kay Inc.
Poetry Performance Artist "Poetry & Skins"
Co-Host of Cablevision talk show "Talk TV"