SquareRoot of Love: Valentine?s Day in Paris ? A WinePoetryFilm Project February 13th, 2017 Love. Because our collective survival depends on it. therumpus.net...

Binary States of America: A Letter to Obama January 18th, 2017 In the end, although I wanted you to be more like Charles Bronson or Malcolm or Luke Cage, I am very proud to have witnessed your historic presidency?the successes, and even the disappointments....

CrossRoads 2016: Ali, Fidel nd Prince 01/02/2017 05:14 pm ET It looks like that high-torqueing Purple Rain Hurricane we call 2016 was a category 10, where the loss of lives, liberty and land was felt everywhere. Th… www.huffingtonpost.com...

Get your armor on for Trump’s Confederate States of America – theGrio By TheGrio – November 14, 2016 If you are shocked about Donald Trump winning the 2016 presidential election, don’t be. Because it is more shocking that you did not see it...

San Francisco Wedding: A Civil Re-Union 06/13/2016 02:35 pm Now that we have done the Memorial Day Confederate flag burning and burial across the country two years in a row, one might think that perhaps it is time to consider a more peaceful moment of reconciliation,...

Burn and Bury Memorial: Birth of a Ritual 05/25/2016 03:32 pm In honor of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, I organized a 13-state funeral for the Confederate flag on March 25, 2015—three weeks before the Emanuel A.M.E. www.huffingtonpost.com...

31415: It’s Pi Day of the Century Posted Mar 14, 2015 at 12:01 AM The circle is one of most divine structures of all. Even in its definition — all the points in the plane equidistant from a center point — there is a www.heraldtribune.com...

Pi Day Anthem: Mathematics, Art and Beyond 03/10/2016 02:37 pm ET The Circle is one of the most… www.huffingtonpost.com...

AfroDixie: Journey to the Remix 10/29/2015 04:57 pm ET It is undeniable that music can be a powerful force in tearing down cultural curtains, promoting social justice and empowering the kind of social transformation that we saw inspired by Louis Armstrong to Elvis to...

John Sims: ‘Dixie’ remixed, remapped and reborn as black music Posted Oct 25, 2015 at 12:01 AM When I came to Sarasota in the late ’90s, I went hunting for live music ? a necessary staple for a Motown native. I came across the 5 O?Clock...