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  • Other

    Music musings #1

    The upcoming film Whitney directed by Angela Bassett. This cover of Whitney Houston’s I have Nothing by Jasmine Sullivan is nice. The original is usually the best, but Sullivan’s voice is completely overlooked by mainstream…

  • Black History

    Harlem Renaissance

    Around 1910s in Harlem, New York City became an area where many black immigrants settled from various parts of the country. Where they running from something? Yes and No.   The civil war had…

  • Black History

    In the Spotlight #2 – Dorothy Dandridge

     This video features Dorothy Dandridge and the Nicholas Brothers “Chattanooga Choo Choo.” No guesses who is in this month’s spotlight feature? Dorothy Dandridge. As someone who appreciates performing arts, when I came across the…

  • Black History

    Lupita Nyong’o Speech on Black Beauty

    Lupita Nyong’o at Essence Black Women’s Luncheon Hollywood: Speech on Black Beauty Have a listen or read the transcript of Lupita’s speech: I wrote down this speech that I had no time to practice so…

  • Black History

    In the Spotlight #1 – Whitney Houston

    If you ever visited my first blog – colour– you’d remember I did two monthly features – ‘Model of the Month’ and ‘On the Canvas.’ It came back to me when I was idle…