Save The Date: Bringing Conscious Back Show May 19th, 2017

Save The Date: Bringing Conscious Back Show May 19th, 2017

Good evening, my readers. I hope everything is well with you all. As you can see from the above picture, I have an upcoming feature. I’m back on the scene with my poems, and intend to keep promoting them.  For those who follow me on social media, you may have heard me mention that I recently had the opportunity to read one of my poetic pieces during the Black Power Open Mic “First Friday” events last week. It was an exhilarating experience.  I’m looking forward to this event in May  and other shows where I can recite my material. This...
Personal Reflections on 2016/Best of 2016

Personal Reflections on 2016/Best of 2016

The year 2016 is almost over. For so many people, that sentence brings a sense of relief. This has indeed been a rough year on so many. It’s December, so everyone is in a reflective mood as they wrap the year up, and prepare to ring in 2017. Even though we have some challenging years ahead of us due to the political realities that we face, that is no reason to have a doomed outlook on everything.  Anyone who has visited my social media spaces has known that I have been engaging with a number of post election analyses that...
Sweet: A Review

Sweet: A Review

There are times where we all need to take a break from what is going on around us. The arts are a great way to do this. The National Black Theatre in Harlem is showing “Sweet” by Harrison David Rivers. Set in Kansas during the summer of 1968, it is a story of two sisters, Retha and Nina,dealing with the recent loss of their mother. Further complicating matters is the reemergence of George, a childhood friend who went away to college. When he visits the town, old feelings resurface.. and put a sharper point on the already apparent sibling rivalry. ...