A couple of months ago, the crew from the Collector’s Quest website became the first people to actually visit the offices of The Museum Of UnCut Funk, interview me and see our collection.
Nathan Cliff Heard was born in Newark on Nov. 7, 1936, to Nathan E. Heard, a laborer, and Gladys Fruitt, a blues singer. He never completed high school, and always listed New Jersey State Prison in the education section of his résumé. Nathan C. Heard, a novelist, wrote realistically of prison life and the mean streets of Newark, NJ.
The creators of the 2009 blaxploitation spoof film, “Black Dynamite,” are taking the film to the comic book world with the first issue hitting stores in early April.
The Museum of UnCut Funk has acquired the latest stamps from the United States Post Office Black Heritage Series, the Distinguished Soldiers stamp featuring Doris Miller and the Anna Julia Cooper stamp.
It was the little show that could. Beginning its ride as a local dance show on Chicago’s WCIU-TV, “Soul Train” chugged its way to Los Angeles and into pop culture history. The syndicated franchise’s impact is chronicled in the 40th-anniversary tribute “Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America.”
Who is the man
Who would risk his neck for his brother man?
Who’s the cat who won’t cop out
When there’s danger all about?
He’s a complicated man
And no one understands him like his woman
You say this cat Spade is a mean mother
Shut ya mout’!
I’m talkin’ ’bout Spade!
Then we can dig it!!!