Month: December 2015

Everyone Makes Mistakes, Right?

My dear Sista in the arts and in the cosmos, Erykah Badu, seemed to make the mistake of her career.  Bad album?  Or photo shoot?  Nope.  Far beyond the awkward appearing relationships with the various fathers of her children.  In fact, who cares about that?!?  That is her business.  It doesn’t affect her music, her

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Pre-Kwanzaa Time

For me, the season before “The Season” consists of planning for Kwanzaa celebrations – either as a co-facilitator, a performer, or simply a participant.  As a public librarian I always want to keep my community informed and involved, especially when there are mind-bending opportunities available.  Mind-bending may seem a bit dramatic, but it is so

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Gunshots!

Just taking a quick moment to vent… So tired of the gunshots, especially when I know that the guns are not manufactured in the city – and aimed at one another; when I know the profitable makers don’t appear to give a damn; when the media images pumped into the minds of many are purposefully

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