Women’s History Month: The Women of the Zapatista Movement

NEVERTHELESS SHE PERSISTED Knowledge Drop 💧 Women’s History Month While American women argue about making 76 cents to every dollar that a man makes—while unfair—these Zapatista indigenous women of Chiapas, Mexico fight a racist, theocratic, militaristic state that is hostile … Continue reading

Ready For The Weekend: “Arabian Song” From Buddha Bar III

Ready For The Weekend: “Arabian Song” From Buddha Bar III

In celebration of Spring Equinox, Nature’s New Year, New Beginnings, Buddha’s birthday on April 8, and the weekend, let’s close our eyes and go to Buddha Bar in Paris, if only in our dreams. Ready for the Weekend: Arabian Song Livin’ In … Continue reading

Tonight on PBS: Portrait of a Social Justice Icon Dolores Huerta

Tonight on PBS: Portrait of a Social Justice Icon Dolores Huerta

Tonight on PBS! “Dolores”, the documentary.   Rebel, Feminist, Activist, Champion of the Poor. She will out-stand you at protest. She will out-walk you at a march, and she will out-dance you on the dance floor. When you need a break, she’s … Continue reading

Ease into Monday: The Wonderlust New Downtempo EP “Playground”

Ease into Monday: The Wonderlust New Downtempo EP “Playground”

A new EP from the Bay Area downtempo duo, The Wonderlust, is dropping April 13, but you can hear it here first—and it will ease you into Monday like no other.  The four tracks on “Playground”—”No Parachute”, “Terminator”, Scheherezade”, and “Makes … Continue reading

Women’s History Month: Dr. Helen Caldicott

Women’s History Month: Dr. Helen Caldicott

A Woman You Need To Know Dr. Helen Caldicott was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize by Nobel Laureate, Linus Pauling, the Smithsonian Institute named her one of the most influential women of the 20th Century and history will show that her anti-nuclear … Continue reading

Ease into Monday: “I Wonder” by Rodriguez

The Wonder of Sixto Rodriguez will ease you into Monday  Known primarily as “Rodriguez” today, the Mexican-American artist straight outta Detroit, he has gone by several cool monikers since the early 70s, Rod Riguez, Sixth Prince and Jesús Rodríguez.” Having … Continue reading

Ease Into Monday: “Fly Like An Eagle” With The Steve Miller Band

I want to feed the babies Who can’t get enough to eat I want to shoe the children New shoes on their feet I want to house the people Living in the street Oh, there’s a solution I want to fly … Continue reading

Ease Into Monday: WonderLust “I Said Maybe”

Ease into Monday with a new downtempo track by The Wonderlust, a duo from the Bay Area, who will get you back into the work week with the soothing sounds of guitar strings and slow, ambient electronic beats.  One half … Continue reading

Remember Val the Bartender? She wrote a book about Hillary Clinton—sort of

For the election that never ended, what better way to calm our nerves than with a nice, strong cocktail? What’s the harm? We’re already experiencing a year-long hangover, anyway. And, really, has there been a single day since Trump and … Continue reading

The Night I Met Jesus in West Hollywood: We Broke Bread, He Walked Me Home and Healed My Back

I’m not religious, but I found Jesus—on the corner of Robertson Boulevard and Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood in front of Cecconi’s Restaurant. It was a warm summer evening and we were taking a stroll, talking about the uniqueness of … Continue reading

Ease Into The Weekend with “So Clear” by Kraak & Smaak | Music

After a tumultuous week in Trump’s America, let’s ease into the weekend with a super-chill song by Kraak & Smaak and dedicate it to Heather Heyer. Stop for a moment, close your eyes, and send her love as we carry on. Resist! Continue reading

WCW: Hillary Clinton becomes Lady Liberty in flowing pastel blue

Mother America aka Hillary Clinton channels Lady Liberty in a flowy, feminine, pastel blue caftan and becomes summer’s best dressed—and her shoes! Her. Shoes. Continue reading

Ease into the Weekend: Fejka “Wanderlust”

With it’s soft, relaxing melody, and dreamy video imagery of California’s Big Sur coastline, Fejka’s “Wanderlust” your new essential weekend track. Continue reading

Where Jazz Meets Rap: MF DOOM “Rhymes Like Dimes” Will Ease You Into The Weekend

Considered a musical, urban-poetic masterpiece, MF DOOM’s “Rhymes Like Dimes” connects jazz to rap, and gifts the listener a warm, smooth, melodic track for the ages. Continue reading

On This Day, 1946, Linda Ronstadt was born. A look back at this famous Mexican-American singer’s illustrious career. Viva!

On This Day, 1946, Linda Ronstadt was born. A look back at this famous Mexican-American singer’s illustrious career. Viva! Continue reading

56 Years Ago in the United States: A “Colored” Person Could Be Arrested For Using A “White” Bathroom

Be like Lewis! Always fight the Good Fight. History will be on your side. #GoodTrouble 56 years ago today I was released from Parchman Penitentiary after being arrested in Jackson, MS for using a "white" restroom. #goodtrouble pic.twitter.com/Y6UeilFa5u — John … Continue reading

July 4th Weekend Vibes: Que tal America?

Happy 4th of July!  💥🕺🏽💃🏻💥 Grab your dance parter, and get those disco-samba-bossa-nova moves on by the pool, at the beach, or by the BBQ! Brought to you by the sounds of Belgium’s 70s Disco band “Two Man Sound”, the foundation … Continue reading

The Evolution of Bill Maher

June 9th was Bill Maher’s first time back in front of his “Real Time” audience following his use of the n-word the previous week on the show. He used his airtime time wisely. Not only did he sincerely apologize, more importantly, he … Continue reading