Tafari Stevenson-Howard © 2019

Category : Black Culture

February 6, 2019 New Livingroom

After a couple years of being neglectful of my little blog, I got off my ass and made some updates to this virtual living room of my life. Actually, I've really be in a constant state of updates all around... Emotionally. Mentally. Physically. Professionally. Creatively. I'

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March 27, 2015

The visually stunning video for "River" by Ibeyi, a twin sister duo is enough to send me through changes but the haunting music & message really rock my world. If you're feeling "River" then you have to check out "Mama Says," which has an equally stimulating video & ly

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November 6, 2014 Working With A Sheroe: Alice Walker

Last week, I was contacted to photograph one of my favorite artists… ALICE WALKER. Needless to say, I was very excited & totally looking forward to the opportunity. Fast forward to the day of the event… I woke up feeling very bad, horrible, like death was upon me.

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January 24, 2014

I'm such a fan of all of this right here!!! And KUDOS to Guinness for highlighting these vibrant gentlemen! "They have a simple philosophy: to defy circumstance and live with joie de vivre," explains the narrator in Guinness's "Sapeurs: a Short Documentary." I love it! h/t

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September 25, 2013

Sometimes you can just simply feel the love and passion coming from people. People with a colossal love that seems so beautiful, soulful, and groovy.

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June 2, 2013

"I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it." ~ Alice Walker, The Color Purple

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March 25, 2013

This morning, I found out that Hugh Masekela, one of my art heroes is coming to Detroit next week for a performance. I actually screamed in my head a little. His music, sociopolitical voice, & background are so inspiring. "We Are One" by  South African DJ, Black Coffee fe

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March 5, 2013

I’m no Christian but even when I was, I never really liked gospel music but I do have a few songs that I like for sentimental reasons. While I I'm not into gospel, I do happen to love gospel-house music & have tons of it in my music library. I guess if you put anything to

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February 11, 2013

"The number of [Black American] slaves increased from 700,000 in 1787 to over 4 million on the eve of the American Civil War; approximately 70 percent were involved in some way with cotton production." Gene Dattel - "Cotton and Race in the Making of America."

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May 9, 2012

A little soft. A lot of beautiful. Straight from Africa…..

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A Word

Many of my post may be filled with typos, ignorant statements, untruths, bad English, & anything else that may make me appear to be uneducated.

Do yourself a favor… fuck mistakes & read between the lines! Just Saying…

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