In a Rolling Stone interview published in the latter part of December 2016, John talks about his friend Kanye West and the coming Donald Trump Presidency. Rolling Stone: You were outspoken in your opposition to Trump. What are your thoughts … Read More
Some 43 years ago, Muhammad Ali participated in a heated panel discussion about the plight of African-Americans on the Mike Douglas Show. How times have not change! The discussion is relevant on the eve of Donald Trump‘s ascendcy to President of the United States. I … Read More
I dislike having to belabor a subject, but, I was just walking through one of the busiest streets in Munich, Germany and I saw a photo of a young woman advertising Chanel, and, she was sporting Dredlocks. My mind immediately sprang back to … Read More
See: Routes Home Page, December 22, 2016 — the U.S. Court Rules Dreadlock Ban During Catastrophe Management Solutions, Inc. Hiring Process Is Legal. See Routes Home Page, January 2, 2017 — young British and South African Women protest against existing “Business” hair … Read More
If you are unfamiliar with the works and thoughts of Kerry James Marshall, writer Randy Kennedy provides us with more than a brief read. Mr. Marshall speaks about the absence of African-American artists in most major Museums and their presence in the future. “The … Read More
Many African American communities traditionally gather together in their churches on New Year’s Eve. The Watch Night Services in Black communities celebrated today can be traced back to gatherings on December 31, 1862, also known as “Freedom’s Eve.” Read more about it here: The … Read More
What do you think? Why is the Benchmark European Hair? Click on the video to see what young South African women are doing about it.