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Farewell, Dr. Rudolph P. Byrd
I could go on and on about Dr. Byrd and I have, in countless impressions of him that I have performed for friends and strangers, alike. He was a wonderful, most debonair, well-dressed, dignified, “uppity Negro”and a wonderfully-spirited man, par excellence’. He didn’t walk, he glided; and I am serious about that. He had a deep, charming voice and a wonderful laugh. He nearly crushed the bones in my hand when he gave me his first handshake but he was a gentle lion and quite the caring human being. But he most certainly demanded excellence of us as students and as scholars in the world.
Twitter Beef in Blackademia Begets Broader Barack Obama Debate
This particular Twitter Beef has been going on for well over a year and it all started at Princeton University, apparently over who was going to be the head of the Department of Africana Studies, who was ultimately chosen and the multifaceted reasons as to why. There are so many layers to this story and I don’t portend to know (or even care about) every angle. Today, however, a fuller debate carried over onto Twitter from Television, which is both odd and, as an aside, the source of much of the problem.