Friday, May 25, 2018

Kanye West and Democrats.

Tweet ( In the aftermath of the Kanye West dust-up, my heart goes out to the white people who control the Democratic Party. My pity stems from the hip-hop megastar’s November announcement to his packed concert audience that he did not vote in the presidential election but if he had, he would have voted for Donald […]

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Urban Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

May 6, 2018 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The very creative Jean-MichelBasquiat died at age 27 in 1988. His legend as an urban artist, clothing designer, painter and musician are on view in this informative and perfectly rendered (director/writer Sara Driver) retelling of his formative teenage years. Rapper/entrepreneur Fab 5 Freddy, graffiti artist Lee Quiñones (star of the classic hip-hop movie Wild […]

2018: Black Films and Artists Highlight the Tribeca Film Festival.

Tweet ( The 17thannual Tribeca Film Festival provided an urban showcase for 96 feature films. The fest’s documentaries outshined the narrative and international features, while a host of TV shows, shorts, tech seminars, immersive experiences and special events also filled out the programming. Black films, filmmakers, actors and artists basked in the glow of a festival […]

21st Century Churches!

April 11, 2018 by  
Filed under Music, Religion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Anyone involved with a religious congregation knows it can be tough to get a decent sized flock together. However, embracing 21st-century technology can help will this as it can engage and disseminate The Word in a way that is relevant and accessible to a greater number of people. With this in mind, check out […]

Movie Review; Quest.

December 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( They’re everyday saints. The Raineys are a loving family and community activists. They live in northern Philadelphia, an inner-city neighborhood that’s an archetype for lots of struggling, poverty-level American communities. Yet somehow, this endearing clan remains positive through the most challenging moments. Their resilience and family bond are the heart of this very moving […]

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