Includes a foreword by Michael Eric Dyson. Dyson is a contributing opinion writer for the >NYT, a contributing editor for The New Republic and ESPN's The Undefeated website, and a political commentator for MSNBC. He is one of the nation's foremost scholars on race and culture. He has also written 5 bestselling books, won the Amaerican Book Award once, won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Work twice, and his book The Black Presidency on Obama was a NYT Editor's Choice in 2015.* Iceberg Slim is a cultural icon. He has inspired the names of Ice-T and Ice Cube, and been referenced in songs by Jay-Z and Snoop Dogg, among others.* Iceberg Slim's writing has sold millions of copies, making him one of the best selling African-American authors in history. He is regarded as having set the foundation for the "blaxploitation" subgenre.* Iceberg Slim's stories continue to be adapted for the screen. One of stories, Mama Black Widow, is currently in development to be made into a movie by Marshall Tyler. Rob Weiss, producer of HBO's Entourage, recently purchased the film rights to Slim's autobiography, Pimp.