Monday, August 03, 2015

PBS: Cease Violence in Wilmington, Del.

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This WHYY (PBS) program highlights the efforts of the Cease Violence initiative in Wilmington, Delaware. Cease Violence works to prevent violence, promote peace, canvas high crime areas, mediate conflicts, and provide survivor support in the city.

"The main thing we're trying to do in the city of Wilmington is interrupt violence and change the culture." -- Ronald Brown, mediator

Friday, July 31, 2015

Jill Scott: I Am Your Shelter

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"I am your shelter
You're safe from harm
Tornado, Lightning, Hurricane,
Can't get by me, come under my glow
Feel the energy, let go
Lay your burdens down"

-- from Lighthouse, Jill Scott

Monday, July 27, 2015

Uncle Will's Life Celebration (Norwood, N.C.)

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Uncle Will's Life Celebration last weekend was inspiring and moving. It was a fitting and deserving dedication for such a loving, humble, compassionate, and giving FAMILY MAN! God bless Uncle Will!

Uncle Noonie singing at Uncle Will's 
Life Celebration. Sing it Uncle!

Aunt Jocelyn singing at Uncle Will's
celebration. Sing it Auntie!


Uncle Will humbly speaks at his
Life Celebration

Will and cousin Marisa, his granddaughter

Sunday, July 26, 2015

"I Was Almost Another Dead Black Man"

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This StoryCorps animated film tells the story of Alex Landau, an African American man, raised by white parents in Denver, Colorado. He was pulled over and severly beaten by police in 2009. Thank God he lives to tell the story.

Thursday, July 09, 2015

NYC: Cappuccino and Stomp

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Love that New York City Graffiti!

Nothing like Cappuccino at a NYC diner

These performers broght the house down with lots of rhythm
and stomping all over the theater.
It's all about the Benjamins, baby.

Riverfront Park Festival in Wilmington, Del.

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Fun at the Riverfront Festival, July 4, Wilmington, Delaware


Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Deborah Bond: Blind Paradise

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I love this! "A struggle just to get down..." "Do you suggest I should sell myself out that way?"

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Nina Simone Doc: What Happened, Miss Simone?

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"How can you be an artist and not reflect the times?" -- Nina Simone

Watch "What Happened, Miss Simone?" on Netflix, beginning Friday, June 26.

Picked Some Strawberries

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There's nothing like fresh strawberries.
Makes your mouth water.
Gigi picked these.