Musical Playlist 33: All About The Blues II

Musical Playlist 33: All About The Blues II

Musical Playlist presents another savory blues collection.

Art Surrounds Me: The Sable Series

Art Surrounds Me: The Sable Series

Art Surrounds Me Series returns with a review of the Sable Series: The History of Black Shakespearean Actors.

Flashback: A Harlem I Remember

Flashback: A Harlem I Remember

The Flashback Series returns and recollects old Harlem….Before gentrification.

Art Surrounds Me: Celebrating Black Print Makers & Black Women Artists

Art Surrounds Me: Celebrating Black Print Makers & Black Women Artists

The Art Surrounds Me Series returns with a look at two powerful exhibits at the Schomburg Center, Ink Unshackled: Prints from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Collection and Firelei Baez: Joy Out Of Fire featuring the work of prominent black artists.

Musical Playlist 29: All About The Blues

Musical Playlist 29: All About The Blues

Musical Playlist presents a savory blues collection.

Flashback: Schomburg-Black Power 50

Flashback: Schomburg-Black Power 50

The Flashback Series takes a look at a powerful exhibition at the Schomburg Center called Black Power 50.

Blazing Words: Sacrifice

Blazing Words features my poem, Sacrifice, which is dedicated to all of the activists from the Civil Rights and Womens’ Rights era.

I Love New York: NAMA

I Love New York: NAMA

The I Love New York Series returns with a feature on the New Amsterdam Musical Association (NAMA), a historical musical association in Harlem, New York City.

Musical Playlist 27: Coltrane & Company

Musical Playlist 27: Coltrane & Company

A Musical Playlist devoted to John Coltrane and company..

Film Review: Chasing Trane

Film Review: Chasing Trane

My film review of the documentary, Chasing Trane about the magnificent John Coltrane.

Art Surrounds Me: Patrick Kelly-The Journey

Art Surrounds Me: Patrick Kelly-The Journey

The Art Surrounds Me series returns with a focus on Patrick Kelly and an exhibit honoring his life and work; hosted by the Studio Museum of Harlem and held at the Countee Cullen Library.

Film Review: I Called Him Morgan

Film Review: I Called Him Morgan

Film Review of I Called Him Morgan, documentary about jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan.

Blazing Words: We Carried It With Us

My poem, We Carried It With Us, is featured on the Blazing Words Series. This poem reflects on the African influence that was carried across the ocean so many generations ago and permeates all aspects of black culture.

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

A review of the latest revival of the Color Purple on Broadway starring Cynthia Erivo and Jennifer Hudson.

I Love New York: The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

I Love New York: The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The I Love New York series returns with a recollection of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

West Coast Hip Hop/Straight Outta Compton

West Coast Hip Hop/Straight Outta Compton

My review of Straight Outta Compton and my love for West Coast hip hop.

Art Surrounds Me: Romare Bearden-Black Odyssey Exhibit

Art Surrounds Me: Romare Bearden-Black Odyssey Exhibit

The Art Surrounds Me Series explores the “Black Odyssey” collection from Romare Bearden, featured at the Wallach Art Gallery in Columbia University.