Getting Personal


I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance. -William Faulkner, Nobel Prize Banquet Speech If you've been a reader of this blog, you might have … Continue reading Getting Personal

Hip Hop & 1980’s Brooklyn – A Nostalgic Affair – My Invisible Community


The statistics have been always  grim for any lower income community, especially those constituted by minorities. To be frank, 'ghettos' stink everywhere, independent of the ethnicity of their inhabitants, yet in America, there is a certain paradox that lurks around certain lower income neighborhoods. It would seem far-fetched to imagine that given the disproportionate amounts of … Continue reading Hip Hop & 1980’s Brooklyn – A Nostalgic Affair – My Invisible Community