One was a theologian and civil rights trailblazer, the other a hip-hop artist.
Both were prolific writers, both were loved and respected by the more recognizable figures in their respected industries. I don’t know for sure, but I bet both supported Barack Obama for president and it meant a lot to see him elected. Both will be missed.
I’ve been getting my fix of Breed on YouTube this afternoon. As for Mitchell, I just have to get the book she wrote with her husband, Henry, Together For Good: Lessons from Fifty-Five Years of Marriage. The paperback is $10. I saw Henry pushing Ella in her wheelchair earlier this year, and whatever they have (or had), I need me some of that….