And as you walk yr road, as you live yr life, RELISH THE ROAD. And relish the fact that the road of yr life will probably be a windy road.
Happy 51st birthday, Suzan-Lori Parks! The playwright won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Topdog/Underdog. Throughout her career Parks has had enviable collaborators—James Baldwin was her college mentor, and she went on to write scripts for Spike Lee and Oprah Winfrey.
Sigh. James Baldwin as your college mentor…
One of the most eloquent, moving, intelligent thinkers, speakers, and writers of the 20th century. You owe it to yourself to become immersed in his interviews, novels, and short stories.