ROUTES GUIDE – Page 7 – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE (Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.)

Well, it’s about time. What an amazing place! As a student of Africana history, I have anxiously awaited the opening of this important institution and I was not disappointed. The first thing one notices is the building itself. It reminded … Read More

What do we take away from the 2016 Presidential Election?

I would like to thank a friend and avid supporter, Josclynne Grier, for her insightful cartoon. Like a lot of United States Citizenry, I’ve been trying to put into perspective the enormous support for the Donald Trump presidency. But when one thinks … Read More

Retro Reflections: Ed Bradley (January 22, 1941-November 9, 2006), 60 MINUTES Co-Editor and CBS News Correspondent

It has been 10 years since the passing of Ed Bradley, DJ, WCBS Radio newscaster, CBS Sunday Night News anchor, 60 Minutes Journalist and 19 Emmy Awards’ winner. Read about Ed’s extensive and successful journalism career through 60 Minutes’ Ed Bradley Dead At 65 tribute.

Teddy Pendergrass, Alma John, The Fatback Band, WRVR, Dr. Helen Johnson, Ed Love, Mahalia Jackson

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.

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