The Rise and Fall and Rise of Toni Braxton

Kinnon, Joy Bennett
December 2000
Ebony;Dec2000, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p164
Discusses how Afro-American singer Tony Braxton overcame her bankruptcy in the music industry. Reasons for her disappearance from the industry in 1997; Background information on her bankruptcy filing; Speculated reasons for her bankruptcy; Lessons she learned from the bankruptcy experience.


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