In the wintertime, in the snow country, citrus fruit was so rare, and if you got one, it was better than ambrosia.
The arts have always been an important ingredient to the health of a nation, but we haven't gotten there yet.
My grandmother though, began to prepare in her own neurotic - and I think psychotic - way to face racism.… (read more)
Before my grandpa built his own church, we went to the neighboring town, and it was a white community. You… (read more)
Just so you know, there's a space that only you can fill. Just so you know, I loved you then,… (read more)
Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers.
I knew real show business from my father, who had been an actor since he left the world of boxing.
So I was determined to use my last two years in college doing something I thought I would enjoy, which… (read more)
Even during the rationing period, during World War II, we didn't have the anxiety that we'd starve, because we grew… (read more)