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Common Hosts BET Documentary; Maya Angelou Praises the Actor’s Intelligence


This week, Common hosts a documentary about Maya Angelou and receives props from the esteemed author. Read on for more Hell on Wheels news. highlights the “authentic mentor-mentee relationship” between Common and Maya Angelou in an article about the documentary Soul Mates: Dr. Maya Angelou and Common.

Dr. Angelou herself praises Common in an interview with theGrio, pointing out that he is “a very intelligent man, and like many southern black men, he is very courteous.” offers an in-depth of analysis of Hell on Wheels, drawing parallels to the country’s current economic climate: “AMC couldn’t have picked a better time to air a show about desperate people working killer industrial jobs for ‘The One Percent.'”

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