Category: General

We Have Not Had Nearly Enough “Slave Movies”

I was born about three years after Alex Haley’s Roots: The Saga of An American Family was published and about two years after the novel transformed into a ground-breaking, 9-time Emmy-winning, made-for-television miniseries. Its first run aired for eight consecutive nights and made history by attracting the largest viewership of any series in American history. Over half […]

Celebrating the Life and Music of Prince with @patrickdshaffer

Greetings!! I’m sharing the podcast I did with my good friend Patrick D. Shaffer to pay homage to Prince, who transitioned from this realm on April 21, 2016. At first, YouTube banned it because of licensing issues… BUT PRINCE!!! He came through and they reinstated the video. We give lessons and trivia about Prince, talk […]