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THE REVOLUTIONARY ATTITUDE OF MUSICAL GENIUS – BHEKI MSELEKU Theorizing the life, meaning and purpose of master pianist, multi instrumentalist and highly gifted musical composer Bheki Mseleku is a difficult task. When he returned to the country, although he had neither music training or qualification, it is reported that he applied to various supremacist institutions […]Read more "Sandile Memela’s Reflections"
Ignorance Is Not Bliss Racism like all other kinds of prejudice and misguided judgement, must not be allowed to flourish. The world needs more bridges and shared experience, instead of walls and various other barriers to love and social harmony. Humanity must really reevaluate its priorities, if we are to survive intact and worthy of […]Read more "Racism Must Fall Away"
The MUSIC speaks for Itself … Inter Stella TrioRead more "Bionic Lore"
Black Panther, riffing on the flick. The social media commentary has been so interesting and in some cases brilliant, I had decided not to add my $0.02. After all there are many who are better equipped to do so for many reasons (I haven’t even read the comic books yet). But the challenge of my […]Read more "Salim Washington’s Thoughts after viewing the film Black Panther"
So finally me and my daughter Nailah went to watch Black Panther this evening and she enjoyed it, we loved how it portrays women power. I must also say that the idea of a black superhero is an idea that I’m fascinated by. As a child, some of what created my personal ‘allergy’ towards the […]Read more "Nduduzo Makhathini’sThoughts after viewing the film Black Panther"
Eugene Skeefs work inspires me.Read more
One day soon I shall write something about the feeling I get when I listen to Nduduzo Makhathini’s Inner Dimensions and Matunda Ya Kwanzaa albums, but for now, lets just reflect….Read more "Reflections upon Reflections"
MY PEOPLE AND WATER Like all kids growing up in a semi-rural space, most of our games took place by the river. This is quite evident in most of our repertoires and river songs. Alongside us playing by the river, we were also told numerous stories about gigantic creatures that lived in the river, most […]Read more "My People and Water"