Tag Archives: Gladys Knight and the Pips

Black Woodstock circa 1969

Black Woodstock circa 1969

 “I left because I didn’t feel that Black people were going to get their due, and I still don’t.”  Nina Simone 1997

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Funkalicious Vinyl Funk — LOVE & Turntables

Funkalicious Vinyl Funk — LOVE & Turntables

One of the best Christmas presents I have ever received is a turntable.  In fact, every turntable I’ve ever owned, was a Christmas present.  The first one was from my mom.  It was a Hi-Fi Stereo component, with adjusting speeds for 33 LPs; 78s; and 45s.  The gift was accompanied by the first album I ever owned too — “Imagination” from Gladys Knight and the Pips!  A very popular LP at the time, it featured the songs “Midnight Train to Georgia”, “Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me” and “I’ve Got to Use My Imagination,” a song that to this day, still inspires me.

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Blaxploitation Trailers And Soundtracks


Blaxploitation films had very funky trailers, featuring the latest threads and hippest jive.

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Say It Loud! Exhibition

 

You’ve Been Warned.
Say It Loud!
Black Power or Black Nationalism?

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