This emailed link completely made my day. Maybe it’ll make yours, too.
Hiya. You should drop everything you’re doing and read this right now.
“In 1969, on the third season of the original Star Trek series, Captain Kirk and USS Enterprise chief communication officer Uhura shared what’s been marked as the first interracial kiss on television. It wouldn’t have happened if the actress who played Lieutenant Uhura hadn’t met Martin Luther King, Jr. two years earlier, when he convinced […]” via Fusion.net.
Unfortunately, I’ve always had trouble with the way Chris Rock talks about women. There’s only one reference to his attitude toward women in the article. “Unsparring” is the word they use. It wouldn’t be the word I would use. I watch him, and I’m completely in his spell and then he talks about women and I fall in a great thump, out of love with him, but you can’t have everything, can you? You can’t always get what you want, but sometimes… sometimes you get something close. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/11/10/duke-doubt
We’ll see how he does with his new film, Top Five, the cast of which includes comedian Leslie Jones. She’s another stand-up to watch for!