On September 9 and 10 the Cultural Center Gasteig in the city of Munich will host the sixth Pan-Africanism Congress in Germany. The event will take place in the context of the International Decade for People of African descent. Topics … Read More
During this stressful time, I thought it would be appropriate to bring to the site some levity and fun. So, I’ve put together African diasporia dancing sourced from the Mother Africa. I hope you do enjoy the sampling. There are … Read More
Petronia Paley can confidently lay claim to the titles Actor, Director, Teacher, Fine Art Painter, Writer, and Producer. She’s actively pursued an acting career, but the other careers along the way segued into the next—seemingly by pure serendipity. Petronia Paley was born in Albany, … Read More
Today, I found myself feeling unsettled as I thought about President-elect Donald Trump and how much sadness and anxiety his election has brought into many of our lives. As an African-American, I take it personal that a large segment of the United States of America citizenry … Read More
ROUTES: Do you find any contradiction between your religious image and your sex-symbol image?
TEDDY: No, because I don’t think people confuse the two. You can have a strong belief without opening a church or anything like that. I’m not into that. Besides, I’ve analyzed it and I think that makes a person even more sexy, you know, when they have a firm belief. I don’t want to throw the church into it, but the way Jesus Christ did things was very sexy. He knew what he was doing. Yeah man, he had it.