Rest In Power #NichelleNichols: The Original #BlackWoman in #Tech!

If you were lucky enough to grow up in the eighties (where my 80’s babies at?) or even the seventies (the 70’s had all the great fashion!) then you know how much of a phenomenon Star Trek once was. Everyone you knew back then either had a parent or an auntie or uncle who wasContinue reading “Rest In Power #NichelleNichols: The Original #BlackWoman in #Tech!”

#NYC Celebrates #TheNotoriousBIG on His #50th Birthday with Series of Special Events!

If it’s one thing that you’ll learn while listening to a song by The Notorious B.I.G., it’s exactly where he was from. The late Brooklyn legend made sure that whomever was listening to his music knew that Brooklyn, N.Y.C. was his home! May 21st marks the 50th birthday of Christopher Wallace known to the worldContinue reading “#NYC Celebrates #TheNotoriousBIG on His #50th Birthday with Series of Special Events!”

Vivica A. Fox Shares Update on Longtime friend Regina King

“She is surrounded by so much love y’all. Our community is right there for her.” – Vivica A. Fox “I was with Regina King last night and she’s alright…” actress Vivica A. Fox recently spoke on her show Cocktails With Queens and gave viewers an update on how her longtime friend Regina King is doingContinue reading “Vivica A. Fox Shares Update on Longtime friend Regina King”

The #Artistry of #ChuckBerry

Today’s #TBT has to go to a true musical genius. R.est I.n M.usic P.aradise to legendary Rock ‘N’ Roll artist Chuck Berry! The music most certainly lives on!!! Check out Chuck Berry doing his famous “Duck Walk” via YouTube here.

#InMemoriam The Notorious B.I.G. Twenty Years Later

Check it/ I grew up a fuckin’ screw-up/ Got introduced to the game/ Got an ounce/ and fuckin’ blew up – The Notorious B.I.G., “Runnin’” What a difference twenty years can make. Or, in this case, what a difference twenty years can not make! It’s been two decades since The Notorious B.I.G. was tragically gunned downContinue reading “#InMemoriam The Notorious B.I.G. Twenty Years Later”

#LoveVsHate

Earlier today, actor Bill Nunn passed away at the age of sixty-two, less than one month shy of his sixty-third birthday (October 20, 1953-September 24th 2016) in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. I felt like I needed to write something to commemorate his life and career because I literally was just watching Do the RightContinue reading “#LoveVsHate”

#TerenceCrutcher

On Friday, September 16th, 2016, another innocent unarmed African-American male was killed by gunfire at the hands of another White police officer. This time the location was Tulsa, Oklahoma and the victim was 40 year-old Terence Crutcher. The officer responsible for his death was Officer Betty Shelby who somehow believed that Crutcher had a firearmContinue reading “#TerenceCrutcher”