Saturday, June 07, 2014

Cultural Criminalism of the First Water(s)

Just discovered that Ethel Waters, the multi-talented artist who played a major role in the evolution of modern jazz singing, has NO star on the H'wood Walk of Fame. Incomprehensible! Around 2010 there was a campaign to raise the (somewhat) MERE $25,000 cost of a star, but it stalled in 2012. However, the web site for the movement remains on the net: 

But, again, no signs of latter day action. Diana Ross---make that "Beyonce"--- probably pays that much just to get her nails done. 

Sad Sad SAD to think of all the living and dead low beat trash who receive this honor and yet. . .. Oh, don't get me started.

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