The American Cool.

Everything we as black people do in American is cool. We built the American that so many are still trying to deny us. Our fashion is ‘ghetto’ until a designer ‘premiers’ it during Fashion Week. Our features are too over the top, unnatural, until they are carved onto some ‘European’ in your lastest magazines. Our self love is too laughable, until those they know stop simply lusting over us and fall in love with us too. 

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Aspiring Photographer – Take 1

Happy New Year Musings! My aspiring ‘start to better picture taking’ has now begun. A few years ago I was just aimlessly pointing a camera around, trying to get what I saw to show up with out taking into consideration technique or knowledge at all. And that is pretty much what I did again forContinue reading “Aspiring Photographer – Take 1”

The Anniversary of my First Love

The Velvet Rope, Janet Jackson’s sixth studio album was released in 1997. I fell hard and fast in love with music in 1995. When the realization that I’ve been in love with music for this long left me feeling all sorts of things. Shocked, awed, appreciative, and loved are the main things running through myContinue reading “The Anniversary of my First Love”