Individualism and self-expression was important for people during the 1970s, no matter how much or how little money a person made. The largest difference between the types of individualism and self-expression in this era was most likely due to both class and taste.
Bertram A Fitzgerald is the publisher of the Golden Legacy Series of Black History Comic books. During the decade between 1966 and 1976 he acted as editor and publisher for the series and wrote almost half the books. He also oversaw production of 7 issues of the integrated teen comic Fast Willie Jackson, as well as an anti drug comic.
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
She Was Ahead Of Her Time
This tireless fighter for the poor made history in Congress and at the Democratic National Convention. Shirley Anita St. Hill was born in Brooklyn on Nov. 30, 1924.
I’ve been so immersed in FUNK since I began writing this blog that I’ve FUNKED up a lot of stuff. Lately, anything that is good to me, I’ve labeled it FUNK because FUNK is so FUNKEN good. I’ve been so FUNKY that my editor started to wonder if I’m out of my FUNKEN mind
Recently, totally impromptu, I had the fortune of attending a Gordon Parks exhibit at Hermes on Madison Avenue with illustrious friends Kellyn, Charlotte and Michael via the invitation of Sir Havelock Nelson. While there, I was blessed with the opportunity to meet the great Geoffrey Holder.
Have you heard Queen Latifah’s new song? On her forthcoming CD, “Persona,” the Queen’s new track has a splash of FUNK with her single “Cue The Rain.”
Being one of the smartest blondes in Hollywood since Marilyn Monroe, FUNKY; Nailing UCLA for leaking her medical records and taking credit for California law being changed due to a security breach, TOO FUNKY; Doing your own documentary on your life as your body slowly succumbs to cancer before E! does a True Hollywood Story, FUNKALICIOUS!
I wrote this poem for all the mothers I know this past Mother’s Day and sent it to them via e-mail. I thought you, my current and future readers, might appreciate it
At the young impressionable age of 15, I heard a song that altered my perception of music and how I listened to the lyrics amidst the groove. “Some people might say I’m infatuated, I don’t care cause they really don’t know. They’ll never see or hear the things I do with you. So far as I’m concerned they all can go to hell.”
Below is a short called “Trek Turner”, a remix of the cartoon version featuring Lieutenant Uhura from the Star Trek animated series, dubbed over with Nichelle Nichols’ dialogue from the 1974 blaxploitation film “Truck Turner”. Animated or live action, that’s one Bad Ass Bitch!