Gil Scott-Heron

How Discussing the Call/Response in Jaki Shelton Green’s “The Messengers” Is Inspiring and Producing New Volumes of Poetry in Our Oral Tradition “Dr.” Don Mizell has been at the game of life for awhile - and he’s played it at a high level, with that black man je ne se...

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Remembering Dr. Donald Byrd

By Don Mizell & Primus Robinson BRE Magazine, 2013 The nature of “genius” is hard to pin down or be definitively described. The best approach to its perception may be in paraphrasing Justice Potter Stewart: “I can’t define it, but I know it when I see it.” Or hear...

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Aretha Talks Aretha – and Her New Album

by Don Mizell I was an active participant in Stevie Wonder's campaign to create the MLK National Holiday. At that time I was working closely with him as a counselor generally and managing his newly acquired radio station KJLH-FM in Los Angeles as VP/GM/PD. KJLH played...

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Don Mizell Appreciation Day – July 31, 2010

REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER ALBERT C. JONES - BROWARD COUNTY WHEREAS, Don Mizell, executive, attorney, producer, and member of the one of the most preeminent families in South Florida, will be loaning his Grammy award for exhibit at the Old Dillard Museum in Fort...

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