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Kisa lured Keith into her hotel room

Kisa lured Keith into her hotel room

Jan. 2 | Keith had studied Kisa there in his London hotel’s lobby as they’d toasted his good fortune to be fully booked up back in New York and she’d sipped her drink. She had a marvelously girlish smile that thoroughly disarmed. They’d found themselves...

Kisa’s message takes Keith back in time to a road tour and London…

Kisa’s message takes Keith back in time to a road tour and London…

Dec. 24 | Keith woke surprisingly refreshed. Hopped out of bed, went straight to make coffee, promising himself that soon as he was thoroughly conscious, he’d call Lesli. And be careful not to mess up. There were two messages on his voicemail. One from the...

Along comes Kisa

Along comes Kisa

Dec. 18 |   As long as he was downtown, Keith decided to swing by Sheridan Square. If, for nothing else, to see what group of rabble rousers was protesting which social or political or corporate evil. Not that he gave a damn about injustice. If anything,...

Sunshine Tree goes the extra mile to care for children and families

Sunshine Tree goes the extra mile to care for children and families

Dec. 13 | By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   Evette McDonald-McCarthyPhoto courtesy ofEvette McDonald-McCarthy Primarily, Sunshine Tree is, to all intent and purpose, that timeless, tried-and-true institution of family support, a babysitter. We’ve...

Keith knows what he wants but not how to get it

Keith knows what he wants but not how to get it

Dec. 11 | How in the hell do you get someone to want you back? Keith was always a firm believer that you can’t make someone want you. Which is why devastatingly gorgeous women never drove him quite as crazy as they did other guys in this line of work. You...

Reverend Al Sharpton: The Rejected Stone

Reverend Al Sharpton: The Rejected Stone

Dec. 5 | Activist reveals how he became ‘a force of consequence in America’     A Book Review By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   One does well to take the endorsements on the dust jacket of Reverend Al Sharpton: The Rejected Stone with a grain...

What to do about Leslie?

What to do about Leslie?

Dec. 4 | Keith stashed his guitar at the studio and went for a walk to clear his head. He walked awhile, found himself at his favorite place to think and favorite place to not think —Central Park. One thing about it: If you’re anywhere in Manhattan...

Film documents tragic price some women pay for being young and naïve

Film documents tragic price some women pay for being young and naïve

Dec. 2 | Movie Review By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer    Debbie Peagler will never be nearly as well known as Angela Davis (see MSR’s review last week of the documentary film Free Angela). Still, she is no less a sister whose saga warrants close...

Helen St. James lays down a winner

Helen St. James lays down a winner

Nov. 27 | The guys were hunkered down in the studio lobby munching on sandwiches and chips, sipping beer. Cooling their heels, shooting the breeze. The last time they’d hung with Helen had been her send-off gig several weeks ago at Kenny’s Castaways...

Free Angela provides a brilliant, invaluable look into America’s history

Free Angela provides a brilliant, invaluable look into America’s history

Nov. 23 |   Movie Review By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer   It is sad to see how complacent we Black people have grown since the 1960s. The bourgeoisie blithely transitioned from a populace who once vowed “We Will Overcome” to a generation...