Academics, African-American, Black history, Dr. Clayborne Sayings, hip hop, IF I, Jazz, Life Anthem, Los Angeles, CA, mUSIC, Public History, Salon Culture, Throwback, Tribute, welp, Ye Tumi Academy

Was Ever In A Band – INCOGNITO would be it!!! [IF I]

Afrispora™ on 07/22/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #ifi #incognito

How does a native of South-Central Los Angeles become an avid listener of music and knowledge in general from around the globe and locally. I was born in 1973 to a mother who was an habitual music listener, who herself was descended from a lineage of music connoisseurs.   My family relocated from Houston, TX … Read More

Academics, Africa, African-American, Black history, Documentary Film, European-American History, History, Public History, Salon Culture, Tribute, WELP!, Ye Tumi Academy

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ ‘What to the Slave Is 4th of July?’: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’ Historic Speech | Alternet

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #4thofjuly #famesearljones #slavery #speech

Some historic words of wisdom from a historic human http://www.democracynow.org/2015/7/3/what_to_the_slave_is_4th http://www.democracynow.org/embed/story/2015/7/3/what_to_the_slave_is_4th http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/what-slave-4th-july-james-earl-jones-reads-frederick-douglass-historic-speech Democracynow.org

African-American, Cellphone Blogs, mUSIC, Pre-Stroke (before March 18, 2014)

FINDS WHILE DIGGIN (FWD) & ANCESTRAL WISDOM: ~ Black Male Beats

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #blackmale #findswhilediggin

This could easily be an official Afrispora.com commissioned piece of music art. That is the highest compliment  I could give. Listen to Africa Fashion Guide – (Music Mix By Blackmale Beats) by Blackmale Beats #np on #SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/blackmale-beats/africa-fashion-guide-music-mix

Academics, African-American, Dr. Clayborne Sayings

Arts ~ ACADEMICS ~ Athletics = The Triple ‘A’ Approach

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #approach #drclaybornessayings

Much respect good people. Arts ~ ACADEMICS ~ Athletics = The Triple ‘A’ Approach – Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne Connecting things much more academically moving forward. That is what ‘Future Developments’ artist showcases was about and held at KAOS Networks in Leimert Park in March 2014, three weeks before I had an Endocarditis related stroke by … Read More

Africa, Cellphone Blogs, De La Soul, hip hop, Life Anthems, mUSIC, Pre-Stroke (before March 18, 2014), Salon Culture, SALUTE, Tribute, Ye Tumi Academy

STUMBLE UPONS ~ Fela Kuti Vs. De La Soul – Fela Soul (2011)

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #delasoul #felakuti

I believe I heardthis track out right or maybe even a track off of this on a ‘mashup’, which emcompassed a lot of similar views and music culture sensibilities. Well, whatever happened exactly pre-Stroke?, I am so happy for this musical gem that was gifted somehow to me on a fitting day. Respect and happy … Read More

Academics, KPFK, radio, Salon Culture, Television, Ye Tumi Academy

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ DEMOCRACY NOW!: Progressive News

Afrispora™ on 07/02/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #democracynow

One of my most trusted sources for news! – It is that simple. DEMOCRACY NOW! Simply one of the most important news media outlets in this country! Thank you Pacifica Radio and the offshoots you all have launched. This nation has its ‘internal struggles’ as always its seems unfortunately. Yet your hard work has had … Read More