Marion’s Favorites: Brother Sister by The Brand New Heavies

As a music lover, I enjoy a variety of musical genres from old school R&B and Hip-Hop, Jazz, and Afro-Cuban Music.  However, I was asked recently what is my favorite musical genre.  I told the person it is Acid Jazz. They immediately asked me what is Acid Jazz? Acid Jazz is a musical genre that… Continue Reading

Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 66: Brown Girl In The Ring by Nalo Hopkinson

Nalo Hopkinson is an author I have been wanting to read for a long time.  I have seen her novels over the years but had not gotten around to reading one until now.  Hopkinson tends to get overlooked in the current trend of black authors writing science fiction or fantasy. I don’t why that has… Continue Reading

Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 65: A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

Sometimes you can listen to an author explain what made them write a novel and it changes your mind about reading that book.  This was the case for A Wizard of Earthsea, the first book of Earthsea Cycle by Ursula K. Leguin. I recently watched the documentary called The Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin… Continue Reading

Wisdom From Kammbia Book Review 63: The Practice by Seth Godin

Seth Godin is becoming one of my favorite public thinkers. I read his blog daily and listen to his podcast, Akimbo, as often I can.  Also, I have read several of his books like Tribes, Permission Marketing, and This Is Marketing.  He’s had a pulse on the business world for over three decades. His latest… Continue Reading

Marion’s Favorites: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin Documentary

I just finished watching a documentary on Ursula K. Le Guin, the great writer of Imaginative and speculative fiction. I know that Le Guin has categorized and championed herself as a science fiction and fantasy writer.  After watching this documentary, I get why she has embraced the genre as where she belongs. However, I believe… Continue Reading