Black Fire: Remembering Amiri Baraka

One month after spending a good portion of a late attempting to navigate the grief, loss, and shock of Imanu Amiri Baraka's transition from elder to ancestor, I am ready to share this with the world. It is a raw first response. In respect for his family those who knew personally, I delayed sharing this. I'm compelled to today. Àṣẹ

By |2015-08-03T20:37:20-04:00February 14th, 2014|Activism, Editorial, Poetry, Spotlight Artist|Comments Off on Black Fire: Remembering Amiri Baraka

Pieces of A Man: Remembering Gil Scott-Heron

I had an early introduction to Gil Scott-Heron's poetry and music. My father has a pretty decent sized record collection, and when I was a child, it was massive. By the time I was 4 or 5, I knew how to operate the record player and some of the basic functions on the EQ.

By |2015-08-03T20:37:03-04:00June 2nd, 2011|Culture, Music, Poetry, Spotlight Artist|Comments Off on Pieces of A Man: Remembering Gil Scott-Heron

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