Nope. On this score, America is not all that different from the Dominican Republic (or the Bahamas)

“‘I have to do it. You rape our women and you’re taking over our country. And you have to go,’” is what the young white man who sat for an hour among those gathered for bible study said to his victims as he opened gunfire on them and reloaded his weapon five different times. TheseContinue reading “Nope. On this score, America is not all that different from the Dominican Republic (or the Bahamas)”

Nope. Tidal is not what we have been waiting for.

What’s not to like about an artist owned streaming service? Why wouldn’t one support sticking it to “the man,” aka Spotify, iTunes, Amazon etc.? Shouldn’t artists be properly compensated for their work by streaming music services? Is it not a crying shame that Aloe Blacc had a song that was streamed 168 million times but gotContinue reading “Nope. Tidal is not what we have been waiting for.”

Nope. This is not about who wins in 2016 or finally going on that (second) Cuban vacay. (I’m from Jamaica, remember?)

So, I have one more class to finish grading before I can lay fall 2014 to rest, but the news about the US finally calling time out on Cold War diplomatic and trade relations with Cuba just dropped, and I find myself both in need of a reason to procrastinate and a measured sense ofContinue reading “Nope. This is not about who wins in 2016 or finally going on that (second) Cuban vacay. (I’m from Jamaica, remember?)”