• real sad
    May 13, 2015

    When Doves Get Real Sad

    Troy Gua takes art, design, ideas and admiration to a whole new level y’all. I’ve been following his efforts via Facebook for a couple of ...
  • thrift store
    May 9, 2015

    Second time around (so much better, baby...

    Last weekend my friend John took me to his favorite thrift store. Pretty sure he didn’t know how much I love other people’s junk or that I...
  • Judge Cordell & Talib Kweli © 2015 Ed Ritger — at Castro Theatre.
    May 4, 2015

    Talib Kweli talks Race, Justice & H...

    Sometime in 1999 or maybe it was early 2000, Mos Def & Talib Kweli ( commonly known as Blackstar) released an EP titled “Hip Hop for Respect...
  • nina simone
    April 27, 2015

    Baltimore

    Love, light and prayers to the family of Freddie Gray, may he rest in peace. “Baltimore” Beat-up little seagull On a marble stair Tryin...
  • fashawn & daughter
    April 24, 2015

    Fashawn gets “Higher” &...

    Earlier this week, I read that the parents of Michael Brown filed suit seeking damages for (among other things) ‘loss of love’. It’...
real sad

When Doves Get Real Sad

Troy Gua takes art, design, ideas and admiration to a whole new level y’all. I’ve been following his efforts via Facebook for a couple of years now. I found him…

thrift store

Second time around (so much better, baby)…

Last weekend my friend John took me to his favorite thrift store. Pretty sure he didn’t know how much I love other people’s junk or that I needed a small…

Judge Cordell & Talib Kweli © 2015 Ed Ritger — at Castro Theatre.

Talib Kweli talks Race, Justice & Hip Hop w/ Judge LaDoris Cordell

Sometime in 1999 or maybe it was early 2000, Mos Def & Talib Kweli ( commonly known as Blackstar) released an EP titled “Hip Hop for Respect” in response to…

nina simone

Baltimore

Love, light and prayers to the family of Freddie Gray, may he rest in peace. “Baltimore” Beat-up little seagull On a marble stair Tryin’ to find the ocean Lookin’ everywhere…

fashawn & daughter

Fashawn gets “Higher” & so shall we

Earlier this week, I read that the parents of Michael Brown filed suit seeking damages for (among other things) ‘loss of love’. It’s such a struggle to try and reconcile the…

GeorgiaAnneRunAway

Keep dreamin’, keep doin’, keep HBGin’

Going to sleep and other worlds I’ve seen Where my thoughts turn into thangs Magical, intangible, and know how fresh we would be If we took our dreams seriously ‘Cause…

jazz1

A Festival & Field Trip all rolled into one!

Once or twice a year I like to plan a field trip. They almost always involve music and a suitable road trip companion. This year, just as I was about…