On Saturday, January 21, along with over two and a half million other people across the world, I participated in the Women’s March. I marched in my home city of Charlotte, North Carolina. I was encouraged to see a diverse group: different ages, races, ethnicities, genders were represented in the crowd of over 10,000. I …

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If music had the power to provide a dose of Vitamin D through the soundwaves, these songs would be laying it on thick. Pour a cold one, pump up the bass, and let your ears feast on these sunshine-y songs. Mi Swing Es Tropical – Nickodemus & Quantic ft. Tempo & The Candela Allstars Ain’t …

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Boasting over 20,000 participants, GirlTrek is explicitly rooted in community and pays homage to the women who have come before them. As the organization’s website puts it: “When Black women walk, things change. When Harriet Tubman walked, things changed. When the women in the Montgomery Bus Boycotts walked, things changed. And when we walk, things will change!”

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I love the Vince Guaraldi Trio just as much as the next person, but at this rate radio channels and stores have been blasting Christmas songs since October and sometimes I I need a break. Here are a few non-holiday tunes to warm your ears during this chilly month. Don’t Wanna Be Your Girl – …

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