Daily Prayer: Submission

Plenty of times you sent help my way, but I hid and I remember once you held me close, but I slid There was something that I just had to see that you wanted me to see so I could be what you wanted me to be And I think I've seen it, but I [...]

Peace to a Warrior Scholar – Dr. Frances Cress Welsing

Heavy hearts and open minds. Open to a renewed sense of struggle, only brought forth by greater understanding... Our dear sister, Frances Cress Welsing brought an energy only understood by the god within.  Her delivery was poignant, undeniable, critical, thought-provoking, painful, instructional, enlightening, and most importantly, empowering. When the sister of 80 strong said peace [...]

Miss Simone – The “High Priestess of Soul”

I just watched an absolutely terrific film! Ok, let me back up just a bit... There's a singer we all know as the "High Priestess of Soul", right?  How about songs like I Loves You Porgy and Mississippi Goddam, and her gut-wrenching version of Strange Fruit.  We even know of her daughter's album and the rough time she [...]

Artist Profile: Flying Lotus

Spaced out, zoned out, disgusting, eclectic, deep, grungy, bright, fun, challenging, confusing, bold, electric music.  I can't even begin to put Flying Lotus into a category... Why bother? To categorize Flying Lotus kind of ruins the experience.  It starts to raise a certain level of expectation.  And although I do expect a lot out of [...]