I didn't have time for talent shows and stuff like that. I was into books and studying real hard.
It's black women as perpetual sidekick. We need to hear from more women's voices. And it would be nice to see some books geared toward us.
It wasn't until my last year of college, 1976, that I decided well, maybe he's right. Delbert had been pushing me since high school to put 100% into my music.
I was upset with Delbert, because there he was going again and pushing me out in front, without asking me.