Parting Glances: Detroit’s Black History Month Celeb

By Charles Alexander  When Detroit-born, Cass Tech graduate Bernard Johnson died, age 60 in 1997, the New York Times carried a quarter-page obit celebrating his life as "a Renaissance man in dance." Little bigger than a metronome minute - at 5-foot-4 - he started dancing at age 11. We became friends during our CT senior … Continue reading Parting Glances: Detroit’s Black History Month Celeb

Parting Glances: On Your Scale of One-to-Forever!

By Charles Alexander Originally printed 5/26/2016 (Issue 2421 - Between The Lines News) There are many experiences that are alien to most people: walking on the moon, winning the big bucks lottery, being gashed by a grizzly bear, doing H, weighing 400 pounds, and having implant boobs. Because my life tends to be introspective, devoid … Continue reading Parting Glances: On Your Scale of One-to-Forever!