Jon Stewart, I Love You!


This is why I believe it is important to put things into context, including historical context. It provides for a better argument. Jon Stewart of The Daily Show totally owned Bill O’ Reilly on his own Fox News show. He could not even properly answer Stewart’s questions; he looked like a complete and utter fool. Also, […]

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Backslide to the Moonwalk


I remember growing up how I gazed in amazement when I saw Michael Jackson doing this move. Every time I tried to do it, I felt I could never do it justice, my feet would always find it hard to slide back properly. To this day, I think Michael Jackson is one of the greatest […]

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Postmamboism: History Through Music


“Open your ears to hear words, songs and other important matters.” Last week, while looking up poetry from the Harlem Renaissance writers, and the Jazz drummer, Art Blakey, for my honors thesis, I stumbled upon a piece by Ned Sublette wrote two years ago about his theory of “Postmamboism:” “…Postmamboism is closely allied with (but not […]

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The Last Angel of History


Do you know how long I have been trying to find this film?! And the only place where I can find it, sells it for almost $300!!!! Directed by Ghana-born English director, John Akomfrah, the 1995 documentary, The Last Angel of History,explores the intersections between Black music, science fiction, and African Diasporic religion, spirituality and […]

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Welcome To My New Blog!


This is Aker, Ms. Futuristically Ancient and I am a Time Traveler! My name Aker (pronounced Ah-Care) comes from an ancient Egyptian god represented by two lions facing opposite each other with the sun in between. He was know as the god of yesterday and tomorrow as well as the horizon. He also guarded the […]

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