This week, Common hosts a documentary about Maya Angelou and receives props from the esteemed author. Read on for more Hell on Wheels news.
• BET.com 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.”
• Overthinkingit.com 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.'”