Blueberry Cafe, a vegan eatery nestles itself in a Boost Mobile and doobie hair salon on Central Avenue.
Just around the corner are several traps. It might appear to be odd to have a healthy cafe in the heart of Newark, Nj., but the people deserve the right to eat to live.
Have you ever met a Queen Mother in flesh and blood. I have.
I even touched the hem of her garments on a balmy fall night in Newark, New Jersey.
At first there was the heartbeat then came the drum.
Worldwide known percussionist Chembo Corniel talks about how he uses the drum to paint his expressions of the world. In talking about the drum, he says it was the first “AT&T … our first transmitter,” that sent messages across the continent.
I believe that the artist recreates the world.
James Baldwin wrote in The Cross of Redemption, “the poets (by which I mean all artists) are finally the only people who know the truth about us. Soldiers don’t. Statesmen don’t. Priests don’t. Union leaders don’t. Only poets.”