Black History Month is over but I wanted to list 28 Black things that I like in honor of the Month of learning and celebration.
Here they are in no particular order.
Ester Rolle & John Amos (The first black tv parents)
Fredrick Douglass Style and substance
Freema Agyeman the first companion of color in the Whoverse
Alex Haley C'mon you have to ask? (Roots for those who do have to ask)
Whoopi Goldberg Thru ups and downs she has always been The Whoopster!
The Black Family (Yes even mine)
Wanda Sykes (Thanks for opening that community door just a little bit wider)
A tear jerker & a history lesson all in one.
A classic movie that increased the enrollment in HBCU's (Oh and Wake Up)
Jeffrey Wright black actor (not like most, this one actually knows and understands the craft)
Tananarive Due Sci-Fi writer extraordinaire!
Rod McCullom of Rod 2.0 From our old days in Chicago when he would answer all my tedious writing questions!
Oliver Copiel Black French comic book artist
Paul Mooney Just as good as George Carlin
Macy Gray She finally made me Happy!
Eric Holder Teller of truth and bringer of justice! (he is like Wonder Woman only black ,male and real!)
Egypt not full of people that look like Elizabeth Taylor
Black Cats, who says they are bad luck???!!!!
Happiness is a thing called Joe! (And Lena Horne and Ethyl Waters)
Queen Ororo Munroe and King T'Challa Marvel comics royal couple!
Another Spike Lee movie, so real and on point it was sad!
Warren Brown (You know I love a man in the kitchen)
Barack and Michelle Obama. For very different reasons.
Aaron McGruder...The Boondocks
Comedian Andre Kelley Former roommate and continuous inspiration.
Erykah Badu "Anne don't wear no panties" but she gives me hope in the music scene!
Cleopatra Jones Blacksplotation at it's best.
And Corey Baker Mayor of New Jersey and upcoming political power player.