Monthly Archives: May 2011

Just a thought on this Memorial Day…

A place to stay “Oi! A real one …” Enough to eat Somewhere old heroes shuffle safely down the street Where you can speak out loud About your doubts and fears And what’s more no one ever disappears You never … Continue reading

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Gil Scott-Heron 1949-2011

Now, more than ever, all the brethren must be together Every brother, everywhere, feels the time is in the air Time and blood flows through common veins And in the common eyes all see the same Now, more than ever, … Continue reading

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Black Rock Volume 1 Update

Check out this interview that I did for The African-American Literature Book Club.  The AALBC is the largest and most frequently visited site dedicated to books by and about Black people!  Go to http://www.aalbc.com for more information. Special thanks to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bob Dylan

I had the honor of meeting Bob Dylan back in 1993.  It was backstage at The Supper Club in New York City during yet another leg of his never ending tour.  He was in the midst of yet another career … Continue reading

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American Tune Redux (Thoughts On Bin Laden’s Death)

I write this in the early morning hours of May 2nd, a few hours after President Obama announced that a covert military operation in Pakistan resulted in the death of Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind behind the attacks on the … Continue reading

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