Rent Parties 1930’s Should Make a Comeback!

Back in the 1930’s  when things   were really hard, folks found a way to get by. After the great migration of African Americans to the North, the struggle for every day life  continue in great ways. Racism was still alive, but collective communities worked together against the struggles. From the sharecropping fields of the South to the…

Robert Johnson at the Cross Roads

A few weeks ago I rented the 1986 movie “Crossroads”  to watch with my daughter. The movie is based off of the legend of Robert Johnson the great blues musician.  I have been working on a novel for about a  year about  the crossroads and tent revivals  in Mississippi where Robert Johnson had  sold his…