Let’s face facts: Jamaica is probably the closest Christopher Columbus ever came to what was later called the United States of ‘Merka, the country he is alleged to have ‘discovered.’ ...
Dateline August 4, 1901 – A Black boy is born into a world of extreme poverty and Jim Crow laws in New Orleans, Louisiana. By the time Louis Armstrong died ...
Then It hardly seems like 40 years. However, four decades ago today the Washington Post published the first article by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein on what was to become known ...
A moment in time While I use this occasional series to peel back the layers and reveal some of the behind-the-scenes aspects of my blog, the more astute among my readers ...
Glenn Beck. Picture by author. Eyes by Crazy. In November 2009, not quite three years ago, I was still in the middle of my Performance Art project that began in ’07. ...
Who began his career on a televised sock hop in Canada in 1963? Need another clue? It was called Music Hop. Another clue? Are you brain dead? Okay. he hosted the following exciting ...
Set your non-violent revolution to dance rhythmsand you can change the world. Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela!!! As always, crank it up!!!
Erle Stanley Gardiner (L) with Luther S. Cressman, “father of Oregon archaeology” in 1966 Perry Mason transformed me from a child into a young adult. Let me explain. A Perry Mason novel ...
Desmond Dekker, who passed away just 6 years ago, had the prettiest voice in all of Reggae music. On what would have been his 71st birthday, let’s take a moment ...
If ‘Merka ever had a national troubadour, it would have been Woody Guthrie. Among his legacy of hundreds — some say thousands — of songs include “This Land Is Your ...
He was a member of The Boomtown Rats, an Irish Punk band from the late ’70s. At the time no one could have predicted that Bob Geldolf, writer of everyone’s ...
Those Foxy Friends at Fox and Friends have a way of bringing out the best in people. Here they get Ernest Borgnine to reveal his secret to longevity. R.I.P.

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