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Friday Nite Videos -- June 6, 2014

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How Wall Street Skims Higher Education. Richard Pryor & Maya Angelou. Documentary: Citizen Koch. John Lee Hooker, Bonnie Raitt, "I'm In The Mood." John Oliver: Stop Cable Company F**kery.

Richard Pryor, Maya Angelou

A scene from the May 1977 Richard Pryor special with Maya Angelou, which lead to the creation of the landmark television show.

Friday Nite Videos -- May 30, 2014

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On a cool note, Miles Davis gets a NYC street. Neil deGrasse Tyson on Weather vs Climate Change. What's So Scary About Smart Girls? Maya Angelou - I Am Human. Documentary: 'Daddy I Do'.

Maya Angelou - I Am Human

An interview in memory of Maya Angelou (April 24, 1928 - May 28, 2014). 'If a human being dreams a great dream ... if a human being dares to be bigger than the condition into which she or he was born, it means so can you.' 

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