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My God Wouldn’t Make Homosexuals

I was having a discussion with one of my regular taxi drivers the other day….

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What is it with black women and wigs?

My mother wore a wig for all 47 years of her life in England. I still for the life of me can’t understand why. Why at twenty-one years old she would suddenly decide to hide her own natural hair and start wearing any one of a dozen Winnie Mandela-style curly afro wigs in public?

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Six Questions for Arthur Mitchell

In 1955, he became the first African-American male dancer to become a permanent member of a major ballet company, in his case, the School of American Ballet. In 1969, Arthur Mitchell co-founded the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

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Nothing But a Man

Everybody Hates Naomi

Yet another disparaging article on Naomi Campbell in the British press. Why do they all hate Naomi Campbell so much?

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Nick Drake Through the Eyes of The Other

It can’t be much fun sharing your name with a famous dead rock star. Nick Drake is a poet, playwright and novelist.

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