i was visiting North Carolina a few weeks ago and Rich, my old bandleader, handed me a CD. I'm on one cut. Just before I moved north, he befriended an older musician by the name of Juma Sultan, a percussionist. I never got to play with him though the rest of the band did. Recently they put together a CD with him on it. One song they wanted to do was the old Eric Burdon song Spill The Wine, which my old band has put into its rotation on occasion. On a previous visit, Rich asked me to lay down…Continue
In my experience, the biggest difference between liberals and conservatives is that conservatives don’t know what minorities really face and don’t want to know.
I'm on my way home from a business meeting in Anaheim, on a three hour layover in Newark heading for Syracuse. My daughter wanted me to bring her home some candy, so I started looking at retail. I've been here for a couple of hours, this place is wide awake with a lot of open businesses at five in the morning.
So I looked at this shop called "America"
The day before yesterday, there were a couple of demonstrations at the Mall in Washington, DC. One was the March for Life, an anti-abortion demonstration; the other was a much smaller Indigenous Peoples’ Day march. As the Indigenous Peoples’ Day march wound down, an Omaha (the tribe, not the city) tribal elder by the name of Nathan Phillips was playing a drum and leading a chant for a small group. A group of Catholic high school students from Covington, KY, there for the March for Life,…Continue