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Lady Blue returns to WJCU 88.7FM this Tuesday

The weekly show Lady Blue returns to WJCU 88.7FM this Tuesday at midnight. The one-hour format features artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Phoebe Snow and of course The Queen, Aretha Franklin. Tuesday’s show features cuts from the 2007 compilation Rare & Unreleased Recordings from the Golden Reign of the Queen of Soul.

Tune in!

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The Emotional Toll of Suicide…before and after

This is never an easy subject to talk or write about but we’re currently dealing with Life in an exceptional time.  We never thought we’d be dealing with a global health crisis that’s not selective, nor do many of us think we’ll ever have to deal with a family member or close friend’s suicide. But, we’re here.

This subject is very close to me so instead of reading my words, which will come in later posts, I found a worthy read from The Wall Street Journal (December 2, 2019).  Thank you @ANDREAAPETERSEN for this thoughtful and informative work.

#mentalhealth, #healthandwellness, #mybrotherssilence, #mybrotherskeeper

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Books about Fashion and more…

To help combat binge-watching fatigue Nandi Howard’s article @Essence  gives us 15 Fashion Books to read about Black Fashion & Style.  And, while this is not the optimum time to consider luxury brand purchases, there’s always time to celebrate and applaud brands that make the world take pause to their creativity.  Here are some that caught our attention: