The Help

I was skeptical about “The Help.” I turned up my nose at reading or viewing a work about black maids in the South in a fictional tale written by a white author. That was not my idea of entertainment. No, ma’am. In fact, as I took my seat to screen the movie at the National […]

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This Is It

You know something is big these days when it is splashed all over the television screen. I have another measure: Simone. A few days after Michael Jackson died, she told me what the world already knew. One day, when she is much, much older, she will ask me about him, and I will have to […]

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