Ntozake Shange: A Woman’s Geography in Word & Music

I last saw Dr. Ntozake Shange on the night of her reading event which I organized, in St. Louis, at the Missouri History Museum...

Crowd enthusiastically cheer former President Obama as he leaves Martha’s Vineyard...

A crowd cheers former President Obama as he leaves the Cardboard Box Restaurant in Oak Bluffs, MA., while vacationing in Martha's Vineyard.   View this post...

Movie Review: The Dark Tower

I waited until it came on TV before watching The Dark Tower. Not because I have anything against the movie. In fact, I’ve never...

That Time Michael Jordan got beat by a 45yr old mutual...

The first clip shows Michael Jordan and 45 year old mutual funds manager, John Rogers, in a game of one-on-one. The game took place...

Why writers love National Library Week

When DJ Khaled made the lyrical announcement that he wasn’t really checkin for “No New Friends” I happily sang along in agreeance. Deciding my...

26 Things to Learn: Black Privilege.♡

Yay! So today marks the first book I've fully read & finished in 2018. It might sound minor, but this is a major accomplishment for...
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Obama Portrait Unveiling at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery unveils its commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy...
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Vogue Magazine Features the Women of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

In celebration of the magazine's 125 year anniversary, Vogue Magazine features the women of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; the nation's first African-American sorority. ...
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What’s Next for the Obamas? Projects Include The Obama Presidential Center

The Obamas announced one of their first major projects as private citizens after leaving the White House: The Obama Presidential Center. The center will be...
UNION LEAGUE CLUB - HIDDEN FIGURES

How Race, Intent & Other #HiddenFigures Became a Cautionary Tale at...

There is a painting called Intent off the main lobby of Chicago's Union League Club, which I like a great deal. It's by Rene...