The New York-based collective of philanthropists known as the Making a Difference Initiative (MDI), on Jan. 17 and 23, delivered items from two large barrels of adult and children diapers, chucks (underpads), irrigation syringes, and school supplies, to the Hillsview Home for the Aged, the St. Peter’s R.C. Primary School, and to the General Hospital in Grenada. Comment
There is a saying that death comes in threes.
Recently, the popular theory repeated when six prominent men died.
The Black activist movement paused in reverence Jan. 23 when news reports confirmed the passing of Rev. Wyatt T. Walker, a legendary and prolific enabler to the cause of civil rights who walked alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and also served as his chief advisor. Comment
Braven (R for violence, sexual references and pervasive profanity) Action thriller about a logger (Jason Momoa) and father (Stephen Lang) forced to fight for their lives when their family’s cabin in the woods is seized by drug smugglers. With Jill Wagner, Garret Dillahunt and Brendan Fletcher. Comment
I remember, as a child, accompanying my parents to vote. In the auditorium of a Nashville elementary school, I waited with them in line, then accompanied them to a big steel machine with an oversized, red-handled lever. With a pull of the lever, a curtain closed behind us, separating us from the rest of the room and from the public more generally. My mother turned little knobs to indicate her choices, then pushed that big lever back. Her votes were recorded in the machine and the curtain opened back up, reuniting us with the public and making room for the next voter. Comment
“Cricket is a most precarious profession; it is called a team game but, in fact, no one is so lonely as a batsman facing a bowler supported by ten fieldsmen and observed by two umpires to ensure that his error does not go unpunished”-John Arlott, An Eye for Cricket
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear”-Nelson Mandela Comment
The band is back together again!
Legendary 70s reggae band Zap Pow is reunited and releasing their first project in more than seven years. Some of the group’s original and current members came together to work on their new album titled “Zap-Pow Again.” The return is inspired by members retaining a presence on the music scene, and wanting to revive their influence on current trends, said the band’s founder. Comment