Malaika Adero

Maliaka Adero is the former long-time senior editor at Simon and Schuster-turned-author who has penned outstanding literary works. Her latest is Vice President Kamala Harris: Her Path to the White House, the first fully illustrated book that chronicles her life and historic political rise.

Maliaka has also written A Black Woman Did That: 42 Boundary-Breaking, Bar-Raising, World-changing Women and Up South: Stories, Studies, and Letters of This Century’s African American Migrations.
She held editorial positions in the publishing industry for thirty years, beginning in the mid 1980s. Her first acquisition while still an assistant editor was Miles: The Autobiography by the music legend Miles Davis. She followed that by landing a multi-book deal with a then-emerging filmmaker, Spike Lee. She found a career path and life’s work. Please click on her photo to learn more about Mailaka.

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