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Category : Black Culture

February 5, 2012

This is one reason why I love NYC... I mean, where else in the world can you assemble a mass amount of people for the purpose of song, dance & soul??? And to be fair, Everbody knows..... that I came up with the idea for a Flash Mob last Wednesday: "I'm calling for all of my f

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January 17, 2012

This morning, I had the opportunity to witness Michele Norris of NPR’s "All Things Considered" give a keynote presentation at the University of Michigan’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium. I do not know Michele, did not know what she looked like until about 6 years a

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January 11, 2012

Everybody knows that I LOVE house music & everything that it stands for! One of my favorite house artists without a doubt is Osunlade! If you read my 2011 wrap up then you know that seeing him in Chicago last summer was all that & more. This video interview offers a nic

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January 3, 2012

If this song doesn't make you happy, dance, or do a disco spin then you have some issues in your head!

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November 28, 2011

I saw this video & I died laughing!!! First at Rice's must have and they way that she was so animated. Second at how the host/interviewer got all fake "sister-girl" on her. Who does that with a former White House official. As for Robertson... Nothing he says is shocking. No

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October 25, 2011

A few years ago when I learned about the Martin Luther King Jr. monument that was to be constructed in our nation’s capital, I got excited. When I learned that the artist assigned to produce the sculpture of perhaps the most notable Negro in American history was a Negro himse

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September 5, 2011

I LOVE Fela Kuti...... His music, his remaining influence on afro-rhythms and his legacy. -------------------------------- Fela (the musical) is coming to Detroit's Music Hall this winter and the promoters are grinding hard to get the word out with literature, commercials &

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August 27, 2011

So, I'm posting this from NYC in the wake of hurricane Irene. Im hoping that Im able to get home by Tuesday night. I really am.... Stay tuned! --------------------- Last weekend, I had an idea to photograph Black women with natural hairstyles in Detroit for a mini interview pr

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February 21, 2011

Over the last couple of months during various trips to NYC, I completed my NYC Analog Portraits series. For some strange reason, I was a little apprehensive about completing this during the winter months because I felt that winter wear (coats, hates, scarves, etc) would detract

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February 3, 2011

Black history shout out to culinary pioneer Lucreetia Brown-Jenkins who introduced the world to the sour pickle & peppermint stick snack in 1972.

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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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