On this day in Black History, I’m honoring Patti LaHelle. It’s impossible to talk about comedy without talking about black…
As soon as the flight attendant came over the intercom on the flight and said, “Welcome to LaGuardia,” I really could do nothing but smile because I had finally made it.
This idea of being allowed to exist as we are – to be comfortable in our skin – is revolutionary.
If once is an incidence and two is a coincidence, then three’s a pattern… After that, you’re just ignoring the signs.
Having an M.D. behind your name is not necessarily synonymous with knowing what you’re talking about or knowing what is best.
Like wtf, I followed the path. I got the degree. What gives?
Practice may not make perfect but it does result in excellence and excellence is not necessarily perfect. Excellence is about being the best you that you can be and to do that, you must be consistent.
History is happenin’ in Manhattan and [I] just happen to be/
In the greatest city in the world, in the greatest city in the world
Though things are not as we would want them to be, things are always as they should be.
Perhaps Hollywood is coming to the realization that black sells and that black stories, in all their complexities, are worth telling on the silver screen and in grand scale.
Buy yourself time. Focus is key. Create opportunity.