From The Vault: A 2015 Interview with Rain Pryor
The below Q&A was an interview I conducted sometime in 2015 when I was a Staff Blogger at the website, HelloBeautiful. I was asked if I would be interested in talking to Rain Pryor about her one-woman show Fried Chicken & Latkes and I immediately said yes to the assignment. I certainly knew who she…
In Mansfield, Black Dolls Are A Journey to A Colorful & Hard Truth Past
A considerable amount of Black history in America has taken place in Boston. It was where Phillis Wheatley, a West African native—who emigrated stateside because she was sold as a slave—became the first Black female poet published in the U.S. It was once home to Malcolm X, who lived in Roxbury with his sister…
How Feel-Good Show “The Facts of Life” Tackled a KKK Problem, 35 Years Before Summer 2017
first published on MEDIUM, October 3, 2017, LINK The Facts of Life, similar to a lot of 1980s television, conjures warm-hearted memories of adolescent shenanigans and those same characters learning life lessons after an impassioned sit-down with an elder. Unlike a lot of sitcoms of the decade, The Facts of Life’s cast was pre-teen and teen girls,…
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