Thanks so much for all of your wonderful responses to my reusable Water Bottles video! You gave some great suggestions (and awesome info), so here’s a few of my faves! Links are below after the jump, so try ’em out and tell me what you think!
Another funny FUNNY OR DIE! This time with Alfre Woodard, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Loretta Devine, Meagan Good and Retta! “Black Women Run Hollywood—a secret society”. And my crazy self seems to feel very strongly about some mutha f#%€ing cookies!
Ruby Dee: actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014
I had the honor of meeting Ruby Dee in 2005, when I hosted the Civil Rights Museum’s Freedom Awards. Paul Ruseseabagina, Oprah and Ruby Dee were the honorees.
I want to weep at the thought of that day. I remember wanting to fall to the ground, to kick and scream. I also wanted to shine and sing and fly. Without warning, an understanding emerged in me. I remembered a fuller picture of who I am that I didn’t know I had forgotten. And I am a better person for it. My life changed that day in Memphis.
I wrote a piece about my experience. Below is an excerpt that describes my moments with Ruby Dee.
What are the best reusable water bottles? Let me know! Heck – let everybody know! Be sure to tag your responses with #waterbottles on social media. Let’s help the environment!
You never know what you’re gonna get with me…