Some Sunday Stuff: April 16, 2023.
Celebrating Black Life through photos, the mysterious underground city found in a man’s basement, why the color purple has become villainous, how copyright laws infringe on hip hop, and I’ll try not to set the world on fire, but no promises.April 16, 2023
Lent 2023, Day 26: Breathe in Love, breathe out praise.
Let everything that breathes praise the LORD!March 23, 2023
Lent 2023, Day 13: Here’s to All the Ladies.
Can build a nation
With our love we can devour”March 8, 2023
Lent 2023, First Sunday.
Poetry, candles, art, music.February 26, 2023
Some Sunday Stuff: January 26th.
So, um, as I’m typing this, I’m fighting back tears about the death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash this morning. I’m heartbroken for his wife and…January 26, 2020
Untitled. Or “Yes, I do prefer the company of the dead.”
“Sarah Mae Flemming (2nd from left) is joined by Julia E. King and attorneys Lincoln C. Jenkins & Matthew J. Perry.The photograph was taken by John W. Goodwin, a Columbia [S.C.] photographer.”…December 29, 2018
Flashback Friday: That time Lincoln planned to free the slaves and send them south of the border.
Engraving by Thomas Nast in 1865. (Source) I recently binge-listened to “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” by David W. Blight on Audible. It clocks in at nearly 37 hours, and makes…December 28, 2018
Some Sunday Stuff: December 23rd.
Merry Christmas Eve’s Eve! If you’re still doing last minute holiday shopping/ cooking/ cleaning/ running ragged, I understand! I spent the hours before my mom-in-law flew in from Trinidad on Friday literally…December 22, 2018
Flashback Friday: Orson Welles & The “Voodoo MacBeth”.
(Image Source: Inverse) It’s mind boggling to me, but back in the 1930s, during the height of the Great Depression, the federal government paid a then-unknown, and very young Orson Welles…September 1, 2017
Flashback Friday: The oh-so Noble Mr. Johnson.
Noble Johnson (Image Source) A few months back, I shared the story of Madame Sul-Te-Wan, the Black actress who got her big Hollywood start in “The Birth of a Nation” in…August 4, 2017
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