Shakur’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a fitting tribute to his life and his work. It is a reminder of his impact on popular culture, and it is a testament to his lasting legacy.Read More
Culture Honey readers already know my writing on Travel and Culture — infused with cynicism and sarcastic fare. I wouldn’t consider my pen as a critic, but I defiantly do mark the subtle notes of Traveling While Black and the regional Black Tax tacked onto the bill.
And trust me, at times, an unlimited line of credit is a must. I often wonder if Ken Chenault had me in mind when he rolled out the American Express Black Card? Either way, ‘I never leave home without it.’Read More
In a timely and inspirational message, Dr. Angela Davis said that the work that her mother did, and so many others, especially women, and also including white women – is work has never been lifted up, until now.Read More
Town Bizness Oakland – The City & Pride & Purpose “Wakanda Forever” sounds good. But, where I’m from–Town Bizness is what the Eastside of…Read More
Each social media post. Every media report. And every time, eye read one of the innumerous white supremacist rhetoric and propaganda about you and the work you do, and eye see why you can’t look the other way.Read More
I have traveled through many nations, including this trip into France, that had colonized the world. And not once had I felt–Black. Or at least the sensation of how traveling while Black in America has conditioned me to feel. Black people, are constantly navigating that.Read More
A week of romping through euro countries, many that are geographically or populously smaller than states at home. Trains, planes, and the unwise decision to rent an automobile.Read More
This was in May of 2020. The world was only about less than four months into the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even for a family of four with just enough space in our home and a reasonably sized backyard…Read More
At 48, my pallet has evolved from my younger days when the only crushed grapes my friends and I knew were the top-of-the-line wine Carlos Rossi and a motel that would leave the light on. Much has changed with me and Napa as well. Growing up near one of the worlds premier viticulture regions in the world, the epicenter of wine country seemed a world away from my East Bay home in Richmond, California.Read More
Much like baseball, I move station to station. I have to be aware of the pitch-by-pitch situational changes. The analytics of a Wrigley Field encounter and then exploring greater Black Chicago…Read More
It was the biggest night in Rap history. Tupac’s last concert performed at the House of Blues. For the first time, James Farr who produced the show talks about what happened that night and just how it came to be.Read More
It was April 2017, and unfortunately, the Cubs season opener was – as usual – a road game. I’ve attended games at two of the four oldest stadiums that are still in play.Read More