Young Gifted And Black

Embracing the Version – Reggae Cover Songs

A few months ago, I casually mentioned to a friend that there were so many great reggae versions of popular songs. I boastfully stated that I could probably come up with at least 100 songs. She casually mentioned back that she would like to see such a list. So I began an endeavor of listing…

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Should Your Politics Interfere With Your Career?

A couple of days ago I saw friends on Facebook encouraging a boycott of Firefox/Mozilla due to their appointment of Brendan Eich, a man who publicly opposes gay marriage. When Eich resigned a day or so later, there were some fist pumps and celebration across social media. I however stayed quiet. I didn’t see any…

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A Black History Month Hat Tip to The Beatles

A few years ago, it became a little bit of a buzz when the Beatles performance contract from 1965 specified that they could not be forced to perform in front of a segregated audience in the US. John Lennon is quoted as saying: “We never play to segregated audiences and we aren’t going to start…

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Tweetchup: A Free, Easy Twitter Stats Tool

I received a message via my website today from Alex Kaul. It was a (very nice) request to review the Twitter analytic tool, Tweetchup. Sure…anything to help 🙂 ! Before I get started, let me tell you (as if you didn’t know already) that there are a lot of apps and tools out there to…