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Paul Gladney, better known by the stage name Paul Mooney, is a comedian, writer, social critic, television and film actor. He is best known for his appearaPaul Gladney, better known by the stage name Paul Mooney, is a comedian, writer, social critic, television and film actor. He is best known for his appearances on The Chappelle Show and as a writer for comedian Richard Pryor. 1. Paul Mooney was born as Paul Gladney on August 4, 1941, in Louisiana to parents.. The post 7 Things to Know…

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"You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer." ~Margaret Atwood #writing #writers #quotes ~SheWolf★

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from BuzzFeed

21 Pieces Of Advice For Aspiring Writers

"You have to write the book that you want to write. You have to be prepared to do your own thing and not bow to the critics, not listen to the policeman in your head saying you shouldn’t do this or that. "

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Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (1940-2005) was an American comedian, actor, film director, social critic, satirist, writer, and MC. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, which employed colorful vulgarities, and profanity, as well as racial epithets. He reached a broad audience with his trenchant observations and storytelling style. He is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comedians of all time.

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Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr., literary critic, educator, scholar, writer, editor & public intellectual. He was the 1st African American to receive the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, & has received 51 honorary degrees & numerous awards for his teaching, research & development of institutions to study Black culture. He is a professor at Harvard, where he is Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African & African American Research. He also hosts several PBS television…

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Paul Mooney (born Paul Gladney), American comedian, writer, social critic, and TV & film actor. He wrote for The Richard Pryor Show, In Living Color, Sanford and Son, & Good Times. He also co-wrote Richard Pryor's material for the Live on the Sunset Strip, Bicentennial Nigger, & Is It Something I Said albums, SNL appearances, & Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling film. His acting roles include Hollywood Shuffle, Which Way Is Up?, Bustin' Loose, Bamboozled, & Chappelle's Show in skits 'Ask A…

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from Education to the Core

Anchor Charts

Education to the Core: Anchor Charts | Education to the Core Be A Good Critic Anchor Chart, good for class discussions and peer conferencing

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from Create If Writing

How do YOU deal with your inner critic? Tell him to shut up.

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