Aisha K. Staggers is a writer and literary agent. She appears weekly as a political analyst and culture critic with Jill Jones and Dr. Vibe on the award-winning, internationally syndicated Dr. Vibe Show. Her work has been published by Paper Magazine, Medium, The Spool, GREY Journal, MTV News, HuffPost, Blavity, AfroPunk, Atlanta Blackstar, For Harriet, The New York Review of Books and a host of other first-run publications and syndicated outlets. She agented the book "There Was A Time: James Brown The Chitlin' Circuit And Me" (Post Hill Press, 2020) by Alan Leeds with foreword by Questlove of The Roots and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Her book, 'People Call Me Rude' is in progress. Prior to writing full-time, Aisha worked in politics and higher education as a professor.