Monthly Archives: July 2014

What Say You!!!

What Say You!!!

I’ll be posting articles & videos to educate and stimulate thinking and dialog about issues of the day.Feel free to leave your thoughts & ideas about what you see and read. With so many using the Constitution & The Founding Fathers as justification for not supporting our President,here’s the beginning of a refresher course on Continue Reading

Black Heavy Metal

Black Heavy Metal

Blues guitar phenom Eric Gales was born and raised in Memphis, learning to play at age four from older brothers Eugene and Manuel in imitation of their upside-down, left-handed style (a tradition actually passed down from their grandfather, Dempsey Garrett Sr., who was known to jam with the likes of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf).Continue Reading

Master Muscian For Christ

Master Muscian For Christ

Having been influenced by a wide range of artists and musical styles, Phil Keaggy continues to grow and develop after nearly thirty years of musical performance. Keaggy began his career by playing guitar in his hometown of Youngstown, Ohio, and he developed much of his musical style while performing in the seventies and eighties withContinue Reading

Up & Coming Gospel Star

Up & Coming Gospel Star

You haven’t heard of Danetra Moore? Well you will. She is a star in the making. Over the past decade she has shared the stage with soul and Gospel artists ranging from Angie Stone to Marvin Sapp to CeCe Winans to Ne-Yo to Ledisi, growing as an artist and becoming better known at every step.Continue Reading

Despair Reigns In Gaza Strip

Despair Reigns In Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY — In 2008, Umm Samer Marouf fled the northern Gaza Strip under Israeli bombardments that destroyed her family’s house and strawberry fields and left her deep in debt. Now, she and her seven children have fled again, from their half-built replacement home, and wonder if it, too, will be demolished.read more

Domestic Violence Cartoon Campaign!

Domestic Violence Cartoon Campaign!

Pictures showing cartoon-style princesses marked with cuts and bruises have been revealed by an artist campaigning against domestic violence. Saint Hoax describes themselves “as pseudonymous Middle Eastern artist, infatuated by the element of pop”. The artist has depicted characters including Cinderella, the Little Mermaid and Sleeping Beauty, after they have been attacked. The series ofContinue Reading

A soul music collage of sounds from around the world

A soul music collage of sounds from around the world

Soul Love 2014 isthe latest compendium from UK record label, Reel People Music, a 25 track digital release featuring an array of embryonic soul stars. Despite sounding a somewhat discontinuous affair, there is much to enjoy. Alongside the more familiar names (including UK stalwarts Omar and former Soul II Soul singer Carolyn Wheeler), this muchContinue Reading