BEFORE SPIKE Before Spike Lee, John Singleton, Antoine Fuqua, the Hughes brothers, the Wayans clan, F. Gary Gray and Tyler Perry-there was and still is Melvin Van Peebles. When it was confirmed that I would be interviewing Mr. Van Peebles, my hands began to sweat. What in the world could a fledgling writer asked this seasoned man? Excuse me, this genius… Icon? … Continue reading THE MOST VALUABLE PLAYER- Melvin Van Peebles
For as long as I can recall, I’ve loved sitting down at the feet of the adults in my family, to listen to their stories. Whether they were of my parents’ journey to America, in search of the American dream, or the elaborate tales of grandeur by my father, telling how great our homeland… Continue reading A MAN FROM ANOTHER LAND- Chief Isaiah Washington
Kiki Barth. This tall, dark chocolate beauty stands 5'11 and model skinny, but very curvy. She is definitely a chameleon, able to transform her looks from one character to another very easily. I initially met Ms. Barth last year at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim, where she was walking for the Lisa Blue Show. She… Continue reading THE HAITIAN NAOMI CAMPBELL- Kiki Barth
Halle Berry, Angela Bassett, Nia Long, Gabrielle Union, Sanaa Lathan, Raven Symone, Thandie Newton, and Regina King are probably some of the most recognizable Black actresses in Hollywood. While, Denzel Washington, Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, Samuel L. Jackson, Morgan Freeman, Jamie Foxx, Forrest Whitaker, and Don Cheadle are on the list of highest paid Black actors. What… Continue reading Black is the Color of My Love
Each year, on the 4th of July, many Americans celebrate “Independence Day”. Independence Day. Independence Day dates back to the 18th century and American Revolution War. In June 1776, representatives of the first 13 U.S. colonies declared their independence from Great Britain. On July 2nd, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence. Two days… Continue reading Should Blacks Celebrate Independence Day?
Children Dangerously Flirting Online The access to online sites that promote innocent Flirting is drawing attention by law enforcement because of the growing incidents of rapes on minor boys and girls. This is scary as a parent and elementary school teacher with over 20 yrs at the elementary level and even in higher education. Presenting… Continue reading Children Dangerously Flirting Online