ICYMI: Actress and now author Retta is having a fantastic year! The comedian’s first book ☛SO CLOSE TO BEING THE SH*T, Y’ALL DON’T EVEN KNOW [pub: St. Martin’s Press] dropped a couple of weeks ago on May 29th. I’m only on the fourth chapter—with only 12 more,
2018 marks two decades since the release of the Grammy-Award winning classic, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. I was working at The Source magazine at the time and remember the zealous editorial debates on whether Lauryn actually deserved the elusive five-mic rating. The main issue was that she hadn’t rapped on every song.
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson‘s newest book ☛WHAT TRUTH SOUNDS LIKE: ROBERT F. KENNEDY, JAMES BALDWIN, AND OUR UNFINISHED CONVERSATION ABOUT RACE IN AMERICA drops today! Caught him on The View yesterday discussing the national anthem, the reason 13% percent of black men voted for Trump and his personal convos with Kanye and Kim Kardashian West.