Another brilliant journey of a jazz artist, a pioneer, a visionary – a leader… When people tell their story, it amazes me every time – you simply cannot replicate the personal experiences. Their stories have to be told in their voice, with their passion, their own embellishments, truths, etc.
Author: Ali Jamal
What is this Drip Drop crap?!?!? Is this a hip-hop spoof?? SNL? We are dealing with some serious mind control… Stereotypical B.S…. Excuse, after excuse… Stop the madness! There are a number of us who are literally putting ourselves on the line, in harms way, everyday, to educate our children and their parents. We advocate, we meet
Originally posted on HBCUSTORY:
The impact of A Different World is irrefutable. It is easy to find HBCU alumni, students and friends who revel in their Hillman College experience. I mean, really, who among us isn’t binge watching A Different World on Netflix? (If you aren’t we won’t judge you. Just get your cousin’s Netflix…
I just couldn’t help but pay a little homage… In recent times, has there been another artist (i.e. musician, painter, sculptor, poet…) that has been drawn, written about, painted, or “filtered” more than Erykah Badu? If there has please let this brotha know. Either way, her Motherland features (lips, hips, and other parts), and her
(L-R: Tayo Sanders, Rachel Harmon, Ridwan Hassen, Sarah Yerima and Robert Fisher) I am very proud of our young scholars and pray that one day we can provide them with these types of opportunities without having to receive awards named after the murderous devil called Cecil Rhodes. Hopefully these brilliant young warriors will take the
Most recently I had a friend state that she liked “men” that used social media sparingly. Respect. Funny thing is, she said it on – a social media site. So, the problem is of course that sometimes we need to do one majorly important thing – sssshhhhhhh…. No love lost, my friend.
Originally posted on Forever Black Effusion:
Black men have to take huge responsibility for all these black women with messed up weaves, skin lightening creams, booty implants etc, in every society women look for their men to validate them, which means what their men show they like the women try to be and black men…
Sometimes you don’t know where inspiration will come from. I am about to start a bucket drumming club with youth at the local Harvey Rice School in Cleveland on Tuesdays. Since proclaiming that I would start such a club, I have been in need of a push – just a little nudge to give me some
Originally posted on African Blood Siblings:
In the Service of our Ancestors and African Love, Listen Seeker, I come in peace, “Self-Determinant People Seek and Develop their own Peace, Possessions and Consciousness.” — African Blood Siblings Core Tenet From Ethiopia to Kongo Mancala is a strategic numbers game. In Ancient Kamit, Senet combined luck and…
After visiting the Yoga exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), I have come to the realization of a divine truth. Enlightenment, on whatever level, is inevitable. I ask the question: Is death truly our greatest fear? I would never want to believe that, but I have recently witnessed some things that may convinced