Last month I received an email from a Felicia Furman who is the producer of the awesome "Shared History" documentary. The timing of her contact was very ironic because I had done a post & discussed with friends about the significance of Black history, Oprah’s slave roots, baPeep The Rest!
It’s Thursday night, so that means that I am enjoying a few adult beverages as I do weekly. Tonight I am relaxing with a chilled bottle of Hess Chardonnay (one of my favorites) & snaking on white cheddar cheese puffs (talk about a fucked up combination). Anyway while I wPeep The Rest!
Recently I got a call from an old friend who stumbled across my Blog looking for me to reconnect & I thought to myself how cool. It was cool that he reconnected me through my Blog because he knew what I was up to from my name change to my surgery & everything in the middPeep The Rest!
Today, I would like to present a little known White History fact to diversify the Month of Black History, which is coming under attack because some people Black & White feel that BHM is no longer relevant, watered down & not effective in teaching youngsters about the past/prePeep The Rest!
Today Cousin Dee & I had one of our Cousin Dates out and about in Detroit. We had nothing major planned outside of our delicious lunch at Eph McNally’s (our favorite sandwich spot). If I am at Eph McNally’s I am either with Cousin Dee or BFB & when I am alone, the hostPeep The Rest!
While combing through the Sundance Film Festival site today, I found an interesting documentary titled “Banished” by filmmaker Marco Williams.This film interested me because it deals with ethnic cleansing here in the US that took place between 1860 – 1920. I think I mayPeep The Rest!
This may be no surprise to you but I am not into Oprah’s celebrity at & all of the ubiquitous + & - rage about her is annoying & not always news worthy to me.Anyway I stumbled upon an interesting article about some new projects that O is launched this week that have me inPeep The Rest!
Now that the holidays are over (excluding Eid Al-Adha) I am looking back & thinking about the seven principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa which ended yesterday.My family did not totally celebrate Kwanzaa as structured but we hosted a Kwanzaa event last Saturday (12/22/06) which wPeep The Rest!
While digging through my mp3 collection the other night, I stumbled upon Common’s “Like Water for Chocolate” album (2000), which I had not listened to in a long while. When the album came out a few years ago there were a few cuts that I like but they had no real meaning toPeep The Rest!
Without a doubt, I am a proponent for African slavery reparations! (side note: I am not sure what the average Negro would do with a reparation payment) To date the US has refused to officially apologize for slavery because of the expected fall out for back payment to ancestors.AnPeep The Rest!