#WestCoastWednesday presents Ms. Lauryn Hill | Mystery of Iniquity

I took a week off from posting “#WestCoastWednesdays presents…” in the wake of Charlottesville as I engaged in conversations, both online and, more importantly, in person, to gain some understanding of where people are at; and to allow myself to process a bit as well. In turn, I have run the emotional gamut from hopelessness as “statistics” and “blacks kill …

#WestCoastWednesdays presents Tyson Amir

Being one of a few white faces in a sea of beautiful, powerful, and passionate black men and women, sitting under the weight of Tyson Amir’s words shared from his poignant, socio-political, freedom fighter’s memoir, his magnum opus (at least to date), Black Boy Poems, was uncomfortable. And that’s good. Those moments have made me who I am, they make …

#WestCoastWednesdays presents TRU7H

Mother. Activist. Singer. Woman. TRU7H is about that life. From reading to her son, to righting wrongs like the recent, tragic death of Alfred Olango, to purposing her music as a platform to share her message with listeners, South East San Diego’s TRU7H shares her truths, our truths, in hopes of effecting change. The songstress has taken a step back from …