#Feedback | #Jazz | Amy Winehouse | Reflections on a Jazz revelation. I never latched on to Amy Winehouse when she was still alive. I thought she was hyped too much at the time. Her music was too subtle to reach me thru the noise of the crowd.
#Feedback | #Society | #GlobalWarming| #Politics| #Humanity| #Economy | Are we able to rethink ourselves? The global warming debate keeps on popping in and out of our news headlines. It involves us all, yet not all of us are involved. Why?
#Feedback | #People | #Ubuntu| Nelson Mandela | A shrewd politician or a visionary or both? As with most larger-than-life figures Pres. Nelson Mandela was controversial. We know of his achievements and follies. But what is his legacy? What will he be best remembered for?
#Feedback | #Society | #Journalism| #FakeNews | On the role of journalism: facts vs. fake news The Fourth Estate, mostly referred to as ‘the press’, is the guardian of veritas and has a special obligation as such when compared to ‘bloggers’. Let’s discuss why it matters and why it has this in fact an extremely important role to fulfil.
#Feedback | #Society | #Africa| #SouthAfrica | By Dr. Mamphela Ramphele It has taken a tiny organism, SARS-CoV-2, to get even the most conservative traditionalists to accept that state institutions are essential to mobilizing national resources to protect and promote the common good. The fragilities of neoliberal economics have been laid bare.
#Feedback | #RnB | #HipHop| #Reggae| #DanceHall| Damian Marley | A collection of collaborative R&B gems Damian Marley is the most versatile and prolific of the Marley family. He bridged the gap between conscious Reggae and Hip-Hop/R&B.
#Feedback | #Life | #Love| #Humanity | For all the Lovers Once upon a time, I was involved with a lady of nondescript origin. "An affair" I would say; "More than an affair" she would say.
#Feedback | #People | Prince | Reflections on the artist formerly known as Prince I think I must have been 15,16 years of age when Prince’s music entered my life. His music came on a cassette tape a friend gave to me. “Hey man, listen to this!!” So I did. And so did the music enter my mind and opened up doors that would never close again.