Nichelle Nichols, Remembrance

I’m thinking about the recent passing of actor Nichelle Nichols and basketball giant, and intellectual, Bill Russell, today. These stars while aspiring to their own personal best, helped all of us usher in a new age of accomplishment, acknowledgement, excellence…

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In Conversation with Amber the Fan Girl

On December 2nd,  I sat down for a remote interview with Amber the Fan Girl. I was in my living room in Newark, New Jersey, and she was at her interview desk in the Cheshire, England. We went “full animation…

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Cicely Tyson, Rest in Power

For an entire generation of black people in America, there are memories seared into our minds, of sitting in front of the television with our families and watching the films Sounder, The Autobiography of Miss Jane PItman, and of course…

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In Memory of Chadwick Boseman

 

I never met him, but I feel like I knew him. I think that says something about his skills as an actor.  A little bit of his essence, of his soul was in every character he played, and I connected…

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