This interview is with Sally Sampson, cookbook writer, food critic, gardener, loyal friend, unbelievably wonderful mother and a darn good cook! Q: What is your name? Sally Sampson Q: Company name and website? sallysampson.com Q: We launched the website in: August, 2008 Q: What is your business or what do you sell? I am a …
Henry Lewis Gates Jr. with his Peabody Awards for his documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr., (born September 16, 1950) is an American literary critic, educator, scholar, writer, and editor. He was the first African American to receive the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship. He has received numerous honorary degrees and awards for his teaching, research, and development of academic institutions to study black culture.
Langston Hughes is widely remembered as a celebrated star of the Harlem Renaissance -- a writer whose bluesy, lyrical poems and novels still have broad appeal. What's less well known about Hughes is that for much of his life he maintained a friendship with Carl Van Vechten, a flamboyant white critic, writer, and photographer whose ardent support of black artists was peerless.
I find this so true and funny. Like an arrow necklace that I drew on one of my character's neck and a friend was like "it signifies where she was being pulled right?" And I was like "yeah sure." But really I didn't know what to put.