Going to Corsica

the first two decades of my life I had a considerable understanding of what happens before the process of brewing coffee but a minimal impression of what coffee is to the mouth. The last four decades have been different. The daily taste of coffee is routine --- a conscientious routine but routine nevertheless; and one… Continue reading Going to Corsica

Opera in Black — The Soul is Unbound

The soul is unbound.This has been my observation for decades, and has become a motivation for my analytical thoughts on a number of levels.Two examples leading to my observation are found in film. An unlikely friendship develops in prison between a white right wing extremist and a black, in “American History X”. In “Green Book”,… Continue reading Opera in Black — The Soul is Unbound

The Virtuous Black XVIII & The Live You Give: Toni Morrison *1931

Toni Morrison, born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18 1931, in Lorain, Ohio, U.S.A., was the writer noted for her examination of Black experience (particularly Black female experience) within the Black community. She received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993.Morrison grew up in the American Midwest in a family that possessed an intense love… Continue reading The Virtuous Black XVIII & The Live You Give: Toni Morrison *1931