"American news is blind to the atrocities in Africa....not enough US business money involved to make it matter, I guess (in addition to it's racial bias/priorities). As far as a solution...? How do you instill a sense of humanity to people who…"
"I had a VERY similar experience; getting in the wrong car! Fortunately the white owners heard/saw my error (a similar car parked nearby) & it was a belly laugh at my expense. Ironically, I wondered what the result would have been if I had made…"
"Starting out with bass in West Philly in the late 60's, the first opportunities I had were with jazz bands. I loved rock music from the moment I heard "Satisfaction"; THAT was the sound I was waiting/looking for. It took 5 years from…"
"Here in Philly, Delaware Ave (which runs alongside the Delaware River) was re-named "Columbus Blvd". The Delaware tribes are now in Oklahoma & Wisconsin btw thanks to the "Trail of tears" & the Indian Relocation Act."
All is well. Working, we have our SXSW (Austin Texas) shows coming up March 19th & 21st. First time we are going to have two events there. Then we get back and start our monthly showcase @ Webster Hall. March is a big month all round. Enjoy that new baby brother. Matthew