July 2015 Archives

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“Charlie”

By Kevil Tice – When I was a freshman in college, I started working retail at University Mall in Tuscaloosa. I immediately met several friendly co-workers, but no one sparked my interest more than Charles Bolin. He had a passion…

 
WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 05:  Pulitzer Prize winner and "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee smiles before receiving the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room of the White House November 5, 2007 in Washington, DC. The Medal of Freedom is given to those who have made remarkable contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, culture, or other private or public endeavors.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Harper Lee
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“Welcome Back, Harper Lee”

By Kevil Tice – So, I’m scrolling down my timeline on my social media page and notice two of my friends discussing Harper Lee.  Being the avid reader I am, I immediately stopped to read the comments.  How could I…

 

Meek Mill “DWMTM”

By Rodney Mills In 2012, Meek Mill debuted his first official MMG debut album, Dreams and Nightmares. The unofficial self-titled single, “Dreams and Nightmares”, became something of a cult classic. Every club and house party nation wide could be heard…

 

Vince Staples “Summertime 06”

By Rodney Mills Summertime is known for fun. The few months where school becomes a memory stored away for the fall, people burn through those leftover vacation days, and you barbecue for no apparent reason. Amusement parks become over crowded,…

 

Congratulations K’Yonna Wright!

By Kevil Tice – Last year, K’Yonna entered into a Pre-Teen Preliminary Pageant in Birmingham, AL. Up against 187 participants, K’Yonna placed in the top 5. That win qualified her to attend and participate in her very first National Competition which…

 

“Daddy Bob”

By Kevil Tice – A couple of years ago, I dropped in on one of the oldest Black Owned Businesses in Tuscaloosa, Wade Printing. I was toying with the thought of opening my own printing company and remembered how nice…