Steve Harvey: TV Relationship Guru?

His messy past could be the right training for his new role as love adviser.

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So what if Harvey can show a few unhappy single women (again, the happy ones should ignore him) how to avoid the losers that he apparently knows so well -- and be funny to boot?

That could be a message worth tuning in for.

Kristal Brent Zook is the author of Black Women's Lives: Stories of Power and Pain. She is an associate professor and director of the Master of Arts in Journalism program at Hofstra University in New York.

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