My latest beverage addiction is SORREL and I haven’t been able to get enough! Back in December, I was put up on an NPR article discussing the origins of sorrel, a drink from the diaspora that I had never heard of. “In America, the boozy drink of Christmastime is buttery,Peep The Rest!
A few weeks ago, my boo, Steffanie Christi'an (who recently opened for famed drummer, Sheila E. in Detroit last week) hit me up to get some new photos for her upcoming project release, "It's Complicated." Set it off with a minimalist lighting approach on a black backdrop & sPeep The Rest!
"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."Peep The Rest!
"Martin had a dream! Martin had a dream! Kendrick have a dream!" I’m back after a wonderful whirlwind visit to Washington D.C. I copped tickets to the inauguration but guess what... I didn’t make it. We decided to stay in & stay warm after flashbacks of the frigid tempPeep The Rest!
The New York City Million Hoodie March in support of Trayvon Martin was held today & still going on as I type this post. If you're not familiar with Trayvon Martin, he was a 17 year old who was murdered by a rogue crazed and racial profiling community watch member named GeorPeep The Rest!
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 fPeep The Rest!
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 aPeep The Rest!
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 himsePeep The Rest!
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 &Peep The Rest!