Rebuilding Overtown one note at a time: When Bobby Stringer steps up to the microphone, he sings with a gut-wrenching pain that turns everyday beats into the blues.
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“The fact that I was black, and that I was a slave, and I needed to be disciplined…” said Pierre-Louis while reflecting on the intensity of her scenes, some of which never made the cutting floor. “I wasn’t good enough. I was a slave. I wasn’t even a whole person.” The Haitian actress pulled upon her ancestry and her research to bring her character to life.
I booked Nikola Gruevski, the Prime Minister of Macedonia, for the “World Desk with John Yearwood” — a leading online show that runs on the MiamiHerald.com. As I like to say, this show picks up where the paper leaves off. It allows our international audience to listen to the issues/topics that are of interest from a Miami perspective.
The Miami Herald called me up to do a man-on-the-street video about women who wear their hair naturally. Shortly after, Oprah Winfrey released her September issue of ‘O’ Magazine (the one where she is sporting a natural ‘do). Oprah became the story.
Interview at the home of Robert Battle, who returns to his hometown of Liberty City (located in Miami) for the first time since being named Artistic Director of the internationally acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.