Dave Rubin's post about HBO cancelling "Gone with the wind" before my eyes, I thought of the song with that title, sung by the unsurpassable Lady Ella Fitzgerald, who of course happens to be a black woman from times long ago, which in turn made me think of the whole bunch of entertainers, artists, musicians of the same "race".
Like Sammy Davis jr., who really got himself in trouble just by having a dark skin, and who was stubbornly supported and cherished by Frank Sinatra.
Like Louis Armstrong, like Miles Davis, like Milt Jackson, like … of course, I could go on and on and on.
They made it, each one in their own way. In the (supposedly) racist America.
And that's partly dozens of years before the black guys Dave Rubin mentions in his book, who have come out of pure plight and made it even bigger, like Oprah or some Rapper I don't care about.
One might presume that today's black communities would look up to those role models and take them as unmistakable hint that ...
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