As a kid Tavis Smiley hated his name and got teased for it. Now that name is being honored on Hollywood’s Walk Of Fame. Some of his guests included Jay Leno and Larry King. Don’t hate your name, you never how much weight it’ll carry. Pretty sure the name teasing is no sweat now.
I’m Blacker Than I Thought …But I Still Have White Cousins: My Ancestry Story
Even kids deserve to have answers of their ancestry. If no one helps then wait until you’re older like this girl did. Her father never wanted to know but as she got older she kept digging for the facts.
Common Discusses Chicagoland & More On CNN [Video]
Common wants to be an inspiration to the youth of Chicago. He discusses his role on Chicagoland and how he wants to empower the youth to live out their dreams. “I feel like it’s my duty to reach out to young people in Chicago,” said Common, while speaking about the opportunities he’s had.