NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - One of NBA history’s most famous first ladies took a break from her worldwide book tour to make a quick stop in New Rochelle recently, where she shared her tale about “Believing in Magic.”
Last week, Cookie Johnson, the wife of NBA Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson visited Alvin and Friends for a book signing party of her recently released memoir, “Believing in Magic,” where she spoke about her life being married to the Lakers legend.
Cookie came to New Rochelle by way of Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday, “Good Morning America” and the Steve Harvey Show, as the continues her international tour.
In her memoir, Cookie offered insights into her marriage and motherhood, her family’s faith and how Magic’s HIV diagnosis in 1991 changed the course of their lives. Following her discussion - moderated by Angelique Francis - the author signed copies of her book for the capacity audience, with proceeds benefitting the New York Covenant Community Development Corporation, in support of Isaiah’s Room.