Archives for April 2011
Close your eyes and imagine you are sitting inside a small family-owned diner in Harlem.
It’s almost 5 o’clock in the morning. The year is 1929. A young man with a flour-dusted apron places a warm, sweet potato waffle and three seasoned fried chicken wings in front of you. It smells delicious. He leaves, then […]
I’ve been teaching a dream class at North Carolina Central University for the past two years called Hip Hop, Music and Politics (it was originally called, It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop: Music and Political Movements - I abbreviated the title this semester for simplicity’s sake). This class is the culmination of my interests as a […]