I was getting ready for bed, punching the remote to find something to make a little noise as I finished up my chores. I nixed late night talk shows. They bore me. Plus I can hear politics 24/7 and that’s the last thing I want to hear when I’m about to go to sleep. Imagine my surprise when I bumped into Johnny Carson’s show.
US media are naturally stressed for a number of reasons. One involves filling 24/7 news cycles, and that leads to all sorts of stories oozing onto our screens. Now there’s attention to a kiss celebrity Katy Perry delivered during an American Idol audition by an Oklahoma musician Benjamin Glaze. It’s a quirky story.
Faneal Godbold chose a career in what was once a man’s world, law enforcement. Although during her school years she had enjoyed participating in theater and drama, the real-world career path she followed as an adult was anything but glamorous. Law enforcement was a magnet for the North Carolina native. Her father, grandfather, and uncle all worked in law enforcement. Godbold’s dad did what a lot of parents do—instructed her to “get a job so you can pay your bills.” It’s likely Godbold’s dad didn’t envision his daughter appearing on TV, film, and commercials. How did she make the leap
I’ll soon have an interview with actress and law enforcement expert Faneal Godbold. Recently the CEO of the Recording Academy, responding to complaints about the scarcity of women in the Grammy Awards, said women should “step up.” Godbold stepped up all on her own.