Love Is: Phoenix Eden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzK4Ze-oZkQ&t=41s Sitting with Phoenix Eden was a very beautiful experience. She spoke candidly about love and the manner in which the strength of black women influenced and nurtured her. Phoenix lives life in duality, honoring both her masculine and feminine energy, never once denying or hiding either. Watch as she tells her life story and the interweaving of …

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On Super Sunday and Mardi Gras Indians

     (press play)     I'm havin' my fun on the Mardi Gras Day Mardi Gras, for many, means a chance to travel to New Orleans and indulge in a certain kind of debauchery that is generally frowned upon in the rest of the world. There is something exciting  to tourists about being able to …

Mama E.

Name: Mama E. Age: 56 Age You First Fell in Love: 9 Hometown: Savannah, Georgia "But the spirits brought me to New Orleans, they told me they'd take care of me if I took care of them, and they have." Love Is: Love is who loves you. Mama E. was cool. She had a very fun …

New Orleans, Louisiana

Song: It Ain't My Fault Artist: Dejan's Olympia Brass Brand Writer: Smokey Johnson and Wardell Quezergue Release: 1964, original release Sampled By: Silkk the Shocker, It Ain't My Fault, Charge it 2 Da Game (1998). I love that Silkk the Shocker sampled this, as it is a testament to the strong cultural influence of New …