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Dick Gregory, comedian and civil rights activist, discusses his fast which is in its 35th day, protesting the Vietnam war in Chicago, . He says his weight is now 105 pounds, down from 158 at start of fast. He has been living on water since Thanksgiving Day
Dick Gregory 1967, Chicago, USA

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory

“Last time I was down South I walked into this restaurant, and this white waitress came up to me and said: ‘We don’t serve colored people here.’ “I said: ‘that’s all right, I don’t eat colored people. Bring me a…


Make The Arts Great Again

By Kevil Tice ~ Previously, between 1912 and 1948, Art Competitions were a part of the Olympics. Currently, the “45” Administration is preparing to get rid of funding for the National Endowment for The Arts. (insert sad face, angry face,…


In Memoriam

By Kevil Tice ~ As we enter into a New Year, we want to express our gratitude to the individuals who have inspired us to continue to spread our gifts across boundaries and throughout the entire world. Some of those…


The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa facilitates several events within our wonderful city throughout the year.  Check out the upcoming events! Claire Lynch and The Claire Lynch Band ~ November 4th The Black Jacket Symphony: The Beatles’ Abbey Road ~ November…


Cassel Hill

Mary Thomas was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, AL. She attended the University of Alabama where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She is a proud member of Sigma Gamma Rho, Inc. What was the inspiration for your…


Author, Gloria Naylor, dies at age 66

By Kevil Tice ~ Gloria Naylor, an award winning author, is known for her 1982 novel, The Women of Brewster Place, which was picked up by Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Production Company and developed into film.  Naylor passed away on September…


The Urban Concept Series

  By Kevil Tice ~ “Music is for anybody.  Music can change your thought process, spark ideas, change your life.” ~ Uri Uri Horton has always been “That Guy.” That push the envelope guy.  That quick to think but slow…


Happy Birthday Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks 1917~2000 Source: Gwendolyn Brooks was a highly regarded, much-honored poet, with the distinction of being the first black author to win the Pulitzer Prize. She also was poetry consultant to the Library of Congress—the first black woman to…


The Morals of Trump…I’m Just Saying

  By Rodney Mills – As the presidential election gets closer, things have gotten heated as usual. But this year, things always seem to get just a little more out of hand at one candidate’s rallies. As of lately, there…