Have you caught the new “The Black Church” docuseries on PBS? In a season where Black women like Stacey Abrams have triumphed and ministers like Raphael Warnock have won congressional seats, the series is an important window into this key institution.
Life is really all about timing.
It may have appeared that Cicely Tyson’s timing was a little too late. She was 30 before she was “discovered” as a model in the most storybook of ways! She was walking down a street in New York on a lunch break from her job in the Red Cross typing pool when the right someone spotted her and declared she should be a model. With that willowy frame and glorious face, they were right. At an age when most models are “hanging up their stilettos,” Tyson just got started.
She passed away a few…
2 weeks ago today, the United States celebrated another Inauguration Day–my 13th to be exact since I have been alive-even in pandemic times — it was a star-studded affair. J-Lo invited everyone to “get loud,” Garth went in for the hug, and we all went Gaga for the Lady’s giant peace dove before Michelle appeared and slayed us all in that stunning purple pantsuit!
I’m about to tell you what may be the least surprising thing ever: Larry King was one of my inspirations for pursuing a life in FRONT of the camera and hosting a multimedia program with very engaging and inspiring individuals!
Sadly Larry King, the TV and radio host extraordinaire has died at age 87, weeks after testing positive for COVID-19. King conducted over 50,000 high-profile interviews with presidents, world leaders, Hollywood royalty, and sports stars during the course of his 65-year-long career as a TV and radio host! …
Gabrielle Giffords experienced the Capitol events on January 6, 2021, in a way BUT few of us can ever imagine.
She experienced the events as a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives. She served the 8th district of Arizona from 2007–2012. She knows all too well not only the building rioters desecrated; she knows the people who inhabit it daily. Many lawmakers there are more than faces on the screen or headlines on the news. They are former colleagues and long-time friends.
She experienced it as the survivor of an assassination attempt. Her life was forever altered on…
Imagine being so wildly magnetic, athletic, and talented that you have the power to choose between becoming a soccer star and a movie star.
That’s what it was like to be Sean Connery!
As we all begin to put our 2020 holiday season in “the record books,” NO Christmas playlist is complete without the classic Feliz Navidad! The happy holiday tune is composed of just a simple phrase sung in Spanish and then repeated in English for about three minutes! Some could argue it is so catchy it stays in your head ALL day long!
It’s hard to believe the song turned 50 this year! …