Kandrake Amanirenas – Nubian Queen

Her persona equates power, prowess and Queendom. Stood firm as she withstood the wicked man. Elegant and fierce, a crafty and strategic warrior. Prepared to push her people to protect what was theirs. Sending enemies whimpering and crying in their sleep. Making history with self-determination because the mission was real. Her mission was ill. Ill-fated … Continue reading Kandrake Amanirenas – Nubian Queen

Cenophilia Vol. Moja: If Beale Street Could Talk

The world is shut down for this "pandemic" and so, I'm catching up some great films - enter If Beale Street Could Talk. James Baldwin's genius work was brought to screen by Barry Jenkins, and this was perfect time for a re-watch. The romantic tone and family dynamics send out a unique nostalgia that extends … Continue reading Cenophilia Vol. Moja: If Beale Street Could Talk

The Groundshaker – Grace Jones

I was obsessed with Grace Jones in the 80's, particularly after watching A View to a Kill and Conan the Destroyer. BUT, living in a Bible belt world I began to actually look down on her art and freedom - which at the time was labeled everything from a whore, to irresponsible, to a sell-out. … Continue reading The Groundshaker – Grace Jones