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the book is forthcoming. by Danyel Smith. a history of black women in pop. from It Books/HarperCollins (2014). now writing. tumbling this stuff keeps me inspired, and keeps my brain sane.
Posts tagged Cissy Houston
The things I saw sent a chill right through me. Somebody had been spray-painting the walls, painting big glaring eyes and strange faces. They were evil eyes, staring at you like a threat. And there was a big framed photo of Nippy, Bobby and Krissi—but someone had cut Nippy’s head right out of it.
Cissy Houston,  from her new book about Whitney

whitneynippyhouston:

Oprah Winfrey sits down with Cissy Houston January 28, at 10pm EST/PST. Nearing the one year anniversary of Whitney Houston’s death, Oprah will chat with the late singer’s mother in her New Jersey home for her first in-depth interview since her daughter’s passing.

(via whitneyhoustonblog)

thesmithian:

Elvis Presley died on this day in 1977.

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art: Presley and Cissy Houston in Las Vegas, 1969

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