Daily Archives: June 7, 2014

Videos | The Homegoing of Dr. Maya Angelou

Today is the Homegoing for Dr. Maya Angelou. To a life well lived. To what she gave the WORLD. Thank you, Dr. Angelou. Though I never met Dr. Angelou, she spoke to me through her words. She spoke to me … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread: Black Comedians Week – Paul Mooney, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock

We end Black Comedians week with one trailblazer and two inheritors of his style: Paul Mooney, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock. When I think of Paul Mooney, I think of fearless. He has never tried to sugarcoat his comedy, and though … Continue reading

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