Zooming Into Focus: The Barry Scott Nashville Memorial Chat

When Barry Scott (1955-2020) passed away suddenly last week, the world didn’t know what to do. How do we pay tribute to a man who touched so many for so long? Sounds like an answerable question–and opportunity–for Creatives. The result? On a Sunday night, close to 70 artists from around the United States sprang intoContinue reading “Zooming Into Focus: The Barry Scott Nashville Memorial Chat”

The Carr Brothers Talk #Beyonce: There is a first time for everything

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to do something I’d never done before–talk to my brother. Actually, that’s a lie. I’ve had some of the most profound conversations of my life with my elder brother, Dr. Greg Carr, who is one of the leading Africana Studies intellectuals in the world today. He’s aContinue reading “The Carr Brothers Talk #Beyonce: There is a first time for everything”

Imaginary Circumstances: The Truth about Barry Scott

Barry Scott died yesterday. He was—among so many other things—an actor. So am I. And I’ve been called worse things. You see, when you’re an actor, you’re in a unique conundrum. You are, by training and by experience, a Weaver of Dreams. Many lawyers, doctors, policemen, and random heroes grew up desiring their professions becauseContinue reading “Imaginary Circumstances: The Truth about Barry Scott”

Spiritual-Historical Implications of Beyonce’s #BlackIsKing: A Conversation with The Carr Brothers

On last Sunday at The Infinity Fellowship, I had a privilege and an honor as its Chief Spiritual Officer: The opportunity to have what is usually an interpersonal conversation with my big brother–only in a first-ever public broadcast. If you didn’t know, Dr. Greg Carr is not only the Chair of Howard University’s Afro-American StudiesContinue reading “Spiritual-Historical Implications of Beyonce’s #BlackIsKing: A Conversation with The Carr Brothers”

The Infinity Plan: A functional, direct-action template for creating an Equitable Nashville. Right now.

People are angry. People are frustrated; and rightly so. As a Nashville native, I’ve observed a growing divide between the haves and have nots that manifests as displacement of people of color, poor people, and people who are not politically-connected. Now there is an accentuated racial divide, with systemic racism backing up those with privilegeContinue reading “The Infinity Plan: A functional, direct-action template for creating an Equitable Nashville. Right now.”