“Believe me—the crowd gave me $18 in tips. I ran out the door. Bought a whole chicken. Ran up Seventh Avenue to my home. Mother and I ate that night— and we have been eating pretty well since.”
—Billie Holiday, recounts her first paid singing gig
Movie Quote of the Week: Paris is Burning (1990)
"When someone has rejection from their mother and father, their family, they - when they get out in the world - they search. They search for someone to fill that void."