In Honor of Black Music Month: Ten of My Favorite Songs

Recently, I was confronted with a hypothetical scenario in which the choices were, ‘Spend a year in jail, or Spend a year without music’. It didn’t even take me a full minute to reply that I’d have to get my mind right for that year in jail, because music is life. It’s my life, likeContinue reading “In Honor of Black Music Month: Ten of My Favorite Songs”

Ranking the Jeopardy! Guest Hosts So Far…

It’s been six months since guest hosts have been filling the Jeopardy! seat of the late, great Alex Trebek. We’re halfway through the year, which means it’s time to rank the worst… to first.

WORLD PREMIERE: Dawson’s Ink Presents… The 2020 BIG WILLIE AWARDS!

It’s ALWAYS time to celebrate Black culture, and what better way to do it than with a world premiere. Over the past few weeks, you’ve voted for your favorites in the fields of television, music and literature. You’ve waited patiently for the winners to be revealed. TONIGHT, we premiere the 2020 BIG WILLIE AWARDS, rightContinue reading “WORLD PREMIERE: Dawson’s Ink Presents… The 2020 BIG WILLIE AWARDS!”

Day 4: Dawson’s Ink Presents… The #INK80

Hey! Glad you’ve been rocking with me throughout the first week of THE #INK80 list reveal. After today, 40 names of folks I think are dope will have been revealed, with 40 more folks getting their well-deserved spotlight next week. Today, it’s all about Artists, Entrepreneurs, and Innovators. (Daily reminder: All “rankings” are in alphabeticalContinue reading “Day 4: Dawson’s Ink Presents… The #INK80”

Trevor’s Edge

You don’t have to be Black to appreciate what Trevor Noah has been doing as host of The Daily Show since the pandemic began back in March. However, if you are Black, I hope you understand what he’s been doing. With a full afro and his now-signature hoodie, the South African comedian has refused toContinue reading “Trevor’s Edge”

Five Reasons Brunch Is Underrated

As you can tell by the look on my face in this photo, I’m very happy to be sitting in front of a full plate on a Sunday afternoon. There’s something about gathering at an appointed spot to enjoy great breakfast food, but also have the option to have lunch & dinner food as well.Continue reading “Five Reasons Brunch Is Underrated”