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Not a Whitestar. Leadbelly on racial issues aboard the Titanic...

Not a Whitestar.

Leadbelly on racial issues aboard the Titanic (a White Star Line ship)

goodnight irene

Speaking of Leadbelly, here is one of the weirdest, most awesomely awkward live recordings I’ve ever seen. The crowd, the way they hold their drinks, the fact that he only sings the chorus and hums, the stare he levels at his wife, and the end where he grips her face and the white guy behind him grabs (slaps?) his head. 106 more words


Should We Prosecute the #DeathPenalty Executioners?

By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via Huffington Post
Stripped of its previously presumed preventive rationale, ritualism, moralizing & mythology, the death penalty stands out as torture (or, employing terminology applied by a significant segment of US Courts, as “cruel & unusual punishment.”) –MORE– 8 more words

Lyrics news 2

I have reason to believe that there is an establishment in the largest city in Louisiana, entitled, “The Rising Sun”. It has become associated with poor life choices. 238 more words