So I’m in my spot, getting stuff done, and these super talented high school youth from OUR community start bringing in instruments and gear out of nowhere, and having, what I’m told, is an impromptu rehearsal! That’s how they do it at HOT and COOL CAFE! This brotha really embraces and supports the community and doesn’t get the credit he deserves. I’m ecstatic to see these … Continue reading CHILLIN’ AT HOT AND COOL CAFE
Dancing will set your soul free if you let it. What is a good dancer? I say a good dancer is one that enjoys the dance and embraces the freedom that it brings. Check out my friend Tiffany Snow as she busts a move! She’s what I call a good dancer because she gives not a damn what you, me or anyone else has to … Continue reading DANCING WILL SET YOUR SOUL FREE, IF YOU LET IT
I started watching this yesterday and after about 15 minutes I turned it off because I felt it was gonna be another one of those typical movies of art imitating life. I didn’t bother because being Black in America IS my life. After seeing a couple of my FB peeps post about the movie I decided to watch it again. I’m glad I did. It … Continue reading AMERICAN SON
I’ve been wanting to check out the SOUL OF A NATION EXHIBIT at The Broad museum for quite some time. It was dope! Get your kids and take them to the museum now! Continue reading SOUL OF A NATION
They say there’s no place like home, but have THEY ever been to Bali? Let me tell you about my trip to Bali – it was exciting, refreshing, revitalizing, the whole shibang. And oh, was the surfing good. Continue reading Welcome to Bali
Dove in the water. Text Continue reading Night dive in the Red Sea
The true beauty and innocence of a people can be seen through the eyes of the youth. As I visited Ethiopia, I saw these three unsupervised little girls, Adina, Fana and Selam, collecting leaves along the roadside in the mountain range. Although they spoke little English, and I spoke no Amharic, we had great communication and I am thankful for the things that they taught … Continue reading What I learned from three little girls in a mountain village in Ethiopia.
“BETTER TO SEE SOMETHING ONCE THAN TO HEAR ABOUT IT A THOUSAND TIMES.”-ASIAN PROVERB What is “SOMETHING”? Why is “SOME-THING” better seen than heard? I’m glad you asked! Something is THE WORLD! The world is better seen than heard because a picture is worth a thousand words annnnnnd a thousand stories. People, and I imagine every other living thing on the planet, best learn from … Continue reading Why you should travel…