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Let the good times roll!

The French Quarter Laissez le bon temps rouler! “Laissez le bon temps rouler” is something you might hear quite often in the Vieux Carre!  Every day and every night there is something going on in the area known as the French Quarter in New Orleans,

All about Jamaica

All about Jamaica   Jamaica is a destination that most people have heard of.  It has beautiful beaches, excellent food and is rich in culture. It is a proud Country with black roots and is one of the top Caribbean destinations.  People already know that

St. Louis – “The Dred Scott Case”

The History of St. Louis – “The Dred Scott Case”   St. Louis is my hometown.  Recently, we had a chance to visit.  St. Louis has so much history, so many attractions, and landmarks.  One of the famous attractions is the Old Courthouse in downtown

Everything you need to know about Bahamas Junkanoo!

Everything you need to know about Bahamas Junkanoo! For well over 500 years Junkanoo has been an important tradition on the Islands of the Bahamas. The actual history of Junkanoo is in dispute.  What is not in dispute is the entertainment that Junkanoo provides.  Nor

Black College Football

Top 10 Black College Football Classics for 2017!

Your Guide to Black College Football HBCU Football Classic season is just around the corner.  This will begin the great debate in the Black Community.  Who has the best band and the baddest Majorette Dancers!  Which Drum Major and Drumline has the best show?  

Cuban Nightlife

The Cuban Nightlife

The Cuban Nightlife is Legendary The Buena Vista Social Club is a name most of us have heard of.  All because the Cuban nightlife is legendary.   Buena Vista Social Club was made popular again by a 1999 movie bearing the same name.  The movie displayed

Memorial Day Weekend at the Atlanta Jazz Festival

Memorial Day Weekend at the Atlanta Jazz Festival I had the privilege of attending the Atlanta Jazz Festival, over the Memorial Day Weekend.  By far this is the best set up of any festival I have ever been to!  Last year my Sister called me

Trump Administration to Close Down Cuba!

Trump Administration to Close Down Cuba! Last July I sat aboard the Fathom Cruise ship and had a fierce debate with passengers about the future of Cuba as a tourist destination and the  long the Fathom Cruise line would last.   I used my head to

All White Weekend

All White Weekend

All White Weekend Tampa This passed weekend Tampa hosted an All White Weekend.  I love all white parties.  They had 4 events in 3 days Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Tampa was the perfect setting for this.  They had All White Masquerade Ball on a Yacht,

Sunday Jazz Brunch at Warmdaddy’s in Philly

Sunday Jazz Brunch at Warmdaddy’s in Philly Upscale, bright vibrant colors and a warm inviting delightful atmosphere is what you see when you walk through the door.  The smell of soul food confronts you, reminding you of your Grandmother’s kitchen.  Vivacious hostesses with welcoming eyes