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Cissy Houston

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    "Would It Have Bothered You If Whitney Was Gay?"

    So asked Oprah Winfrey of Cissy Houston, who unhesitantly replied, "Absolutely." Charming. How progressive. How loving. Are we still at the point where religion can be used to bludgeon human sexuality? As for Robyn Crawford, Cissy says, "I just didn't want her with my daughter. I know nothing abou ... More >>

  • Film

    August 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 11, 2012

    Whitney Houston, RIP: My Thoughts

    ​I first saw Whitney Houston perform when she was a mere teen, though she exuded the professionalism and power of someone three times her age. In a Central Park concert, her mother Cissy Houston--a great singer in her own right--brought Whitney out as a guest star to do a number. It was "Hom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2012

    Whitney Houston, R.I.P.

    Whitney Houston, the big-voiced belter who dominated radio in the 1980s and '90s and whose cover of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" spent 14 weeks at the top of the Hot 100, passed away tonight at the Beverly Hilton, where Clive Davis's annual pre-Grammy party was about to take place. (Her c ... More >>

  • Music

    July 5, 2005

    Power of Love

    Memorial service for Luther Vandross brings out the star wattage and Holy Ghost power

  • Music

    June 12, 2001
  • Music

    March 23, 1999
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