After a long as weekend of vending Quench Essentials at the Detroit Black Expo I decided to wind down today while seeing a movie. Of course I went to see “Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End”! I am a big fan of the series so I had big hopes for this heavily anticipatedPeep The Rest!
While on the way home from work Tuesday I got call from Suite Suzy who was home cooking dinner. Tuesday's dinner menu was Cuban black beans over jasmine rice served with sautéed lemon garlic chicken & a wonderful avocado & onion salad. Sounds good right?Well the reason whyPeep The Rest!
So I try to post my term of the week every Wednesday but dropped the ball last week cuz I was busy as hell & fighting this cold. Shit I have been down for the last few days & my glands are still swollen but I have more energy at least. After I am done here, I will be poppinPeep The Rest!
So last night, I was on YouTube watching Oprah's "Now What" special, which is dealing with Black life & respect within & outside our community post Imus. The program had a very specific focus on who we talk to each other & how rap & hip-hop music plagues us & creaPeep The Rest!
I got the idea for this week’s term while watching "CSA" (Confederate States of America). CSA is a mockumentary that examines American history post Emancipation Proclamation if the confederate army won. If you have not seen or heard about it, I suggest you check it out. It'sPeep The Rest!
Angeliqué Kidjo (one of my favorite Diasporic singers) has a wonderful tribute song to “Iemanja”, which is a very calming but powerful song.Because I do not speak or understand Portuguese, I really have no clue what the Angeliqué is saying but I always sing along blindly. TPeep The Rest!
Before reading my boy's blog (The Free Slave)post about "Black Snake Moan" (I will not be seeing this movie BTW) I had never heard the term Magic Negro. Well after I read it about it there 1st, I started reading other posts in the Blogosphere referring to Barack Obama as aPeep The Rest!