“Living in the Moment”

It’s a message that makes us feel strangely optimistic and important. It also gets us to buy stuff: I recently found myself eavesdropping on a conversation at a cafe between two men in their twenties. “I want to try live more in the moment,” one of them said. “In fact, I’m going to have toRead More

Finding Your Spirit

To begin a spiritual journey, it’s important to first understand what  spirituality means. Spiritual leaders from around the world want to help you  start your journey by explaining what spirituality means to them. Eckhart Tolle, author of A New Earth, says to be spiritual is to  live in a state of openness. “With that openness,Read More

Getting to know: Dr. Carolivia Herron

Professor Herron is currently completing a critical text, African American Epic Tradition, for Stanford University Press, and is developing a major electronic educational program for children (Anansi Drumming) and for adult learners (Our Song of Songs). Massachusetts was the home of Professor Herron during most of her professional career and she has held professorial and/orRead More

Kenneth Gatewood: The Artist

Positive images, a return to the past, and the spirit of innocence are the trademarks of watercolor artist Kenneth Gatewood. Gatewood’s work in enamel and neon offers spectacular testimony to his free flowing versatility and range. Also Gatewood’s delicate focus on the innocence and spontaneity of children that provides him with his greatest satisfaction andRead More

Asheru & We The Willing.org

Guerilla Arts Ink, LLC is a community-based arts & education organization dedicated to improving the overall quality of life of the youth we serve through quality arts programming, innovative curriculum design, and educational consulting.  In the advent of much needed arts and music education being cut from schools and after school programs, we intend toRead More

Words, Beats & Life Inc.

Words Beats and Life was founded as a hip-hop conference at the University of Maryland, College Park in the fall of 2000. The brainchild of Mazi Mutafa, Executive Director, WBL was developed and researched at the University of Maryland with two fellow students who wanted to continue the hip-hop conference after graduation.  When the BlackRead More