Since the beginning of the Grammy Awards, African American musicians have had to claw their way into sustainable recognition. There is an old saying we were taught and Olivia Pope hears it from her father on Scandal all of the time, “We have to be ten times better, ten times faster, to get ahead.” Unfortunately, race does play a role in how people see … Read More And the Grammy nominations are???????
As an educator (ELA, History), it was profound and enlightening to know I was selected to attend Yale University this summer to explore the Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass. I have spent a week on campus, exploring, learning and living through the mood, feelings and thoughts of Mr. Douglass. This is a running blog post as I continue to add more photographs and … Read More Frederick Douglass, Yale University, Summer 2017.
I am proud to say the school year is finally over. I have been taking a break. Posting more on my Instagram and twitter than here. I was having difficulties with the app. Or, the app was having difficulties and I could not post from it. I love the idea of being more mobile and not having to sit at my MAC and type. … Read More Technology issues, Yale Summer 2017, and change.
Johnny Depp has a fashion goldmine of a home and he’s putting it up for sale…it can be yours for 12.7 million.
Inside Johnny Depp’s LA apartment covers an artist’s dream palace. It is no on the real estate market for 12.7 million dollars. After the unfortunate divorce from his recent wife, we can understand if Mr. Depp wishes to move on. Hey! He can afford it. The talking point of the home could very well be the mural by Brazilian Artists: OSGEMEOS. The home is … Read More Johnny Depp has a fashion goldmine of a home and he’s putting it up for sale…it can be yours for 12.7 million.
A must see film! Is there controversy? Yes! However, you must leave it all at the front door of the movie house and go watch the film. The Original Birth of a Nation was a milky propaganda version of this film. There is no comparison, between these two films. They are polar opposites. Believe Me!!!!! Bravo! Nate! Job well done! Incredible!
Tonight I went to see a movie I was keenly interested in due to my family heritage of growing up in a creole family and learning about our heritage. In New Orleans, you know that if you live in a certain neighborhood you are creole. The 7th ward is that neighborhood. My mothers side of the family the Baziles and my grandfathers side the … Read More A fashionable Hero Movie Review: Free State of Jones