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Category : Diaspora

March 23, 2007

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, ba

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March 16, 2007

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 w

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March 2, 2007

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 midd

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February 21, 2007

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/pre

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February 18, 2007

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 host

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January 31, 2007

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 may

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January 23, 2007

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 in

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January 2, 2007

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 w

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December 20, 2006

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 to

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December 1, 2006

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.An

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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…