‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY


Filmmaker Dash Harris is the brainchild behind the ‘Negro’ docu-series which examines, through a series of interviews, what it means to be black and Latino within the Americas. Dash Harris is blurring the color lines and shedding a much needed light on the experiences of peoples of African descent around the world. Her docu-series Negro explores the interplay between race, color, and self-identification among Latinos in the Americas. … Continue reading ‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY

New Jersey Meadowlands Flea market in  East Rutherford


I’m here at the New Jersey Meadowlands Flea market in  East Rutherford. Walking around I took a few photos of people shopping. I took my Canon G7x Mark ii with me again. This camera is so amazing, I can get quality images in a small point and shoot camera without lacking the quality. It’s like a DSLR in my pocket. Check out the photos I … Continue reading New Jersey Meadowlands Flea market in  East Rutherford

Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans


We had a short visit to New Orleans this year, but we were able to grab a few videos here and there of the city including this tribute for Aretha Franklin in Treme. The people were singing loud with so much passion and love for Aretha. The entire day was filled with emotions and the city showed as much love as they could. People were … Continue reading Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans

Dr. Bob’s Bywater Art Studio Louisiana


On my Road trip to New Orleans we stopped by Dr.Bob’s Art Gallery in By Water. I purchased 2 pieces of artwork from him. His art is linked to the flavor and soul of New Orleans. He paints about jazz, the Mardi Gras Indians, Nola style Food, the homes, the people and even the attitude of the city. He uses Bottle tops, acrylic paint and … Continue reading Dr. Bob’s Bywater Art Studio Louisiana

The Making of “Apocalypto” – Documentary


In the Maya civilization, a peaceful tribe is brutally attacked by warriors seeking slaves and human beings for sacrifice for their gods. Jaguar Paw hides his pregnant wife and his son in a deep hole nearby their tribe and is captured while fighting with his people. An eclipse spares his life from the sacrifice and later he has to fight to survive and save his … Continue reading The Making of “Apocalypto” – Documentary

Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll – How I learned to read — and trade stocks — in prison


Financial literacy isn’t a skill — it’s a lifestyle. Take it from Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll. As an incarcerated individual, Caroll knows the power of a dollar. While in prison, he taught himself how to read and trade stocks, and now he shares a simple, powerful message: we all need to be more savvy with our money. Curtis Carroll is simply known as “Wall Street” … Continue reading Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll – How I learned to read — and trade stocks — in prison

Black Man Speaking multiple Languages With Foreigners!


Moses McMormick has an extensive history of formal and intensive home study of a myriad of languages. Already versed in Chinese and Japanese through private work in high school, upon arriving at the Ohio State University he majored in Chinese– nearly testing out of all required Chinese classes due to his own learning and honed his foreign-language techniques by taking as many as five different … Continue reading Black Man Speaking multiple Languages With Foreigners!

The Moorish influence in Europe


When the topic of the Moorish influence in Europe is being discussed, one of the first questions that arises is, what race were they? As early as the Middle Ages, “Moors were commonly viewed as being mostly black or very swarthy, and hence the word is often used for negro,” according to the Oxford English Dictionary. Author and historian Chancellor Williams said “the original Moors, … Continue reading The Moorish influence in Europe

New Orleans MARDI GRAS – Fat Tuesday – FEB 2018


MARDI GRAS FEB 2018 – Fat Tuesday in New Orleans, I filmed some of the floats and bands performing. I have more footage coming soon. I used the Canon 80D and the Canon 10-22mm lens with the 50mm f1.8 as a backup. Enjoy. https://ronalpha.com   Continue reading New Orleans MARDI GRAS – Fat Tuesday – FEB 2018