Esperanza Spalding and Lady Day

Black History: Past, Present and Future

I love Esperanza Spalding. Who is she??!!?? She is a big afro wearing, jazz bassist, first jazz artist to win a Grammy in the “Best New Artist” category and the woman who sang “On The Sunny Side of The Street” at the White House January 8, 2016. Continue reading

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.

Imagine you are living in the year 1968 and Martin Luther King Jr. has proved to live up to his name as the King of love. King led the civil rights movement spreading love and encouragement to people of the community. Imagine walking alongside this great man, protesting, strategizing, and planning a better future for all. For he had a dream, a dream that we are all still dreaming today. Imagine thinking that with this man leading the charge, we could finally start to see a future of change where all men and women of all color are treated equal.

Imagine waking up that fateful date in 1968, hearing the news Continue reading