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Milk & Heavy Sugar

Today marks the 51st Anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. We Still Have A Dream.

Artist: Aretha Franklin
Album: The Queen Of Soul
Song: People Get Ready
Plays: 72

Young woman, probably a dancer, dressed in highly decorated tunic costume (Photo: Helen Johnson)

Young woman, probably a dancer, dressed in highly decorated tunic costume (Photo: Helen Johnson)


Sammy Davis, Jr. and Olga James in the stage production Mr. Wonderful (1956)

Sammy Davis, Jr. and Olga James in the stage production Mr. Wonderful (1956)

Olga James in Carmen Jones (1954)

Martha Reeves & Vandellas 1971 (Photo: Chris Walter)


An exclusive excerpt from a new biography details how Cosby went from near-bankruptcy to beloved sitcom dad, efforts to end his womanizing, original ideas for Cliff Huxtable (a limo driver married to a Latina handywoman) and how he learned of son Ennis’ heartbreaking death. 
This story first appeared in the Aug. 29 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

An exclusive excerpt from a new biography details how Cosby went from near-bankruptcy to beloved sitcom dad, efforts to end his womanizing, original ideas for Cliff Huxtable (a limo driver married to a Latina handywoman) and how he learned of son Ennis’ heartbreaking death. 

This story first appeared in the Aug. 29 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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Paula Wagner Developing Sylvia Robinson Biopic

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Chess Records singer Angela Davis better known by her real name Minnie Riperton poses for a portrait circa 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. 


Actress Hilda Simms (right) meeting soprano Leontyne Price, possibly at the time of Price’s appearance as Bess in the opera “Porgy and Bess,” circa 1953

Actress Hilda Simms (right) meeting soprano Leontyne Price, possibly at the time of Price’s appearance as Bess in the opera “Porgy and Bess,” circa 1953

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