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The Water Dancer: Ta-Nehisi Coates Joined Oprah in Conversation at the Apollo—and We Were There

Ta-Nehisi Coates and Oprah Winfrey at the World Famous Apollo Theater on the occasion of the launch of Coates’s first novel, The Water Dancer, Sept. 23, 2019. Photo: Shahar Azran Photography It was an amazingly candid conversation, punctuated with lots of laughter, black-ass intonations, and responses from the crowd. “I love a talking back audience,” […]

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Otis Williams of The Temptations Weighs in on Hitting the Great White Way, His Mortality, and Patti LaBelle’s Big Lie

Larry Braggs, Terry Weeks, Otis Williams, Ron Tyson, and Willie Green attend 14th Annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala at The Apollo Theater on June 10, 2019, in New York City. Photo: John Lamparski (Getty Images) Otis Williams is on a roll. The founder and only original surviving member of legendary Motown group The Temptations is […]

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