The Melanated Nerd Is In BOOGIE Wonderland and There Are Things I Will Do For Love, Except That

I remember hearing as a child from a Pentecostal-so-called missionary or deacon warning that Earth Wind and Fire were devil worshipers and sang godless music. They would speak ill of what they did not understand. But if you have self control this music makes you wanna move and brings about guilt free happiness. They had … Continue reading The Melanated Nerd Is In BOOGIE Wonderland and There Are Things I Will Do For Love, Except That

The Melanated Nerd Is…Walking It Out and Shaking It Like A Polaroid Picture…No Not Having a Seizure🌞

Today is supposed to be the warmest of the next 2 weeks. If I don’t do anymore than circle the pool getting crunk to UNK …well as much as a chubby middle age chick with a bad knee can. But I will also Shake It Like a Polaroid Picture, but if I down still shaking … Continue reading The Melanated Nerd Is…Walking It Out and Shaking It Like A Polaroid Picture…No Not Having a Seizure🌞

TNFro Is Reading…Reflecting on MLK, Manifestation of the Dream, RIP Shabba Do, Chattabook Additions(republished from Jan 18 2021)

"But one hundred years later (All right), the Negro still is not free. (My Lord, Yeah) One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination. (Hmm) One hundred years later (All right), the Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…Reflecting on MLK, Manifestation of the Dream, RIP Shabba Do, Chattabook Additions(republished from Jan 18 2021)

TNFro Is Reading…First Podcast of the New Year!!! Fussing About COVID, News, Book Banning, Streaming Amazing TV, Reading from Four Bridges

First Official Full Podcast of the New Year!! I have no reason to be sad or mad...well except with RONA and governmental inaction... I am being kind to my mind by trying to make sense of conservative backlash. Feels as if we are back in the 1950s or a scene from Footloose. I talk about … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…First Podcast of the New Year!!! Fussing About COVID, News, Book Banning, Streaming Amazing TV, Reading from Four Bridges

The Melanated Nerd Is Listening…But That Doesn’t Necessarily Mean I Believe Anything You Have To Say

I start this chilly Friday morning doing what I do most every morning. Get In My Belly I grind my coffee wait for it to Drip finish. I feed my dog and take my meds. I scan the paper timesfreepress.com, skipping over something stupid that a state representative has said. I skip over the fact … Continue reading The Melanated Nerd Is Listening…But That Doesn’t Necessarily Mean I Believe Anything You Have To Say

The Melanated Nerd Is Reading The 1619 Project And Writing A Prospective As A Descendant Of The Middle Passage Victims

Do You Even know what the Middle Passage is? Slave Ship, packed with my ancestors Did you know the arrival of 20 Angolans in August of 1619 arrived 1 full year before the Puritans landed at Plymouth Rock and would spark race based slavery that would define race relations for another 400 years and we … Continue reading The Melanated Nerd Is Reading The 1619 Project And Writing A Prospective As A Descendant Of The Middle Passage Victims