Yes, I know right! It’s been too long, fam. Life has been happening. But I got a chance to sneak in some shows as I was trying to escape life, and was pleasantly surprised to meet some characters that excited me. If you haven’t met them, I’d like to introduce you to Ola Adebayo inContinue reading “I May, Love, Harlem.”
Tag Archives: First generation Americans
What’s this have to do with first and second-gen Americans? I imagine that would be your first thought. Unexpectedly, plenty. The Sit-In is a documentary about the one week that entertainer/activist Harry Belafonte hosted Johnny Carson’s The Tonight Show. The documentary suggests that during the peak of the Civil Rights Movement and civil unrest, CarsonContinue reading “The Sit-In”
Just Moved to Yankee!
And what comes to mind when you hear this phrase? Me? I see a packed suitcase and an airplane landing at JFK. Honestly, I see Akeem with his animal skinned turban screaming from a balcony “Yes! Yes! F@#! you too!” (Classic!) Whereas the term “yankee” may more famously be known to refer to northerners inContinue reading “Just Moved to Yankee!”