Chuck Berry Was Celebrating Life As An Icon in 1986 and 1987

A part of The Lavish Rebellion Journal’s Look Back at 1987 in 2017 series Chuck Berry died at the “life-well-lived” age of 90 years old on Saturday, March 18, 2017. His name evokes idolatry to most people. Arguably, most people know of him because of his legend and not his illustrious rock ‘n roll catalog.Continue reading “Chuck Berry Was Celebrating Life As An Icon in 1986 and 1987”

International Women’s Day 2017 Playlist: Jams For A Feminist AF Jamboree

*featured image courtesy of the artist runs this Tumblr page. Check out more of her work here:  http://arkosicart.tumblr.com/ by Shae March 8, 2017, is International Women’s Day, as well as #DayWithoutAWoman, the latter commissioned by the same team that inspired us to walk in the Women’s March. For #DayWithoutAWoman, there are a few ways toContinue reading “International Women’s Day 2017 Playlist: Jams For A Feminist AF Jamboree”

Lauryn Hill, In Real Life

by Shae The day after my birthday was always just the day after my birthday, February 23. The big day is over and I’ve been handed the options to fight or flight in my new age, February 22nd onward. (As I get older, I need both modes to survive). This year’s annual gift was a milestone. ItContinue reading “Lauryn Hill, In Real Life”