Daily Archives: November 28, 2015

RIP to Cynthia Robinson of Sly & the Family Stone

Cynthia Robinson, whose brassy, forthright trumpet lit up Sly and the Family Stone songs such as “Dance to the Music,” “Life” and “Hot Fun in the Summertime,” died Monday, the band’s publicist confirmed. She was 71. The cause of death … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Black Women in Television: Nichelle Nichols

Nichelle Nichols brought an entire new view of Black women with her portrayal of Lieutenant Uhura. Yes, Black women would be in the future – and they would be competent, professional and a vital participant. ………………     Nichelle Nichols … Continue reading

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