Watch Yo Miz! on PBS’ “To The Contrary” here. At 13 years old, Mignon escaped the Ivory Coast’s civil war to Mali. Her parents kept her and her whole family locked in their house since she was 9. It was too dangerous to go outside. She landed at a half-sister’s apartment in el barrio, in […]
Dan Hust wrote a beautiful piece on Yo Miz! for the “Sullivan Life” section of August 7’s Sullivan County Democrat. He hit all the high points. Many thanks. You can read it here.
One never knows what will ignite a journalist. Angela Barbuti of the NY Press, the publisher of the “Our Town” papers that line our Manhattan neighborhoods with local news, interviewed me recently about “Yo Miz!” For fun, I spit a few rhymes and she ran with it. If you haven’t become weary with my shameless […]
BTW – He’s my new BFF!