Last night I went to a concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. The performers were the Sun ra Arkestra and Solange. I was excited because 1. I had never been to the Kennedy Center 2. I was going out with a friend on a Sunday night and 3. I got to dress up […]
Guest author Aklile Mekuria adds to our advocacy through poetry posts with this beautiful piece called The Sound of a Woman. Sit back and enjoy!
Art in the form of poetry has been a passionate way for me to advocate for women. In this post, I write a little on fantasy and how we get lost in it…
Watching my eyes… lest they lead me astray focusing on someone else’s life. Seeing how folks step on others to get to the top. Trying to make me think there’s only one way up there but when I really think it over, I find a different truth. I am at the top and I like […]
Litany uses repetitious words to convey a point. This litany explores good and evil, science and faith, America as a victim and lastly, the old and new sins of America.
An eclectic mix of vocal stylings, keyboards, synths, melodies and effortless harmonies are what come to mind when you listen to KING. The trio is made up of twins Paris and Amber Strother and Anita Bias who is the group’s musical producer. You may know the single “Hey” as it was sampled on Kendrick Lamar’s […]
Spring & Summer Playlist There a four releases this summer that you must listen to on your digital music streaming services or purchase the songs on iTunes or dare I say it? Go out and purchase the CDs. Drive Ameriie is an R&B songstress whose last major project, ‘Love & War’, was released in 2009. […]
The spotlight is on Nicholas James Murphy, an Australian born musician, with stage name of Chet Faker. His stage name chosen to pay homage to “Chet” Baker, a popular Jazz artist in the 1950s and 60s. His style is dope! A little bit of hip hop, a little bit of alternative R&B and electronica. Here […]