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 … Continue reading The Moorish influence in Europe

Random Photos from Mardi Gras 2018

Here are some photos I took in New Orleans. I forgot to add them with the others. My fiancé also took a few photos, I will post those at the bottom. She did pretty good. She is finally starting to trust her camera. Photography is very frustrating when you can't grab that perfect picture when … Continue reading Random Photos from Mardi Gras 2018

EVERGREEN PLANTATION Edgard, LA

Evergreen Plantation is the most intact plantation complex in the South with 37 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, including 22 slave cabins. Today, Evergreen Plantation remains a privately owned, working sugar cane plantation. People live here and work here. Evergreen Plantation is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, between New … Continue reading EVERGREEN PLANTATION Edgard, LA

New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras

UH OH, it's Fat Tuesday and we are here down in New Orleans for the ZULU parade. The crowd is going fucking crazy for coconuts and beads. The bands are playing loud and the kids are out here excited to catch anything that comes off of each float that passes by. I noticed that everybody … Continue reading New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras

Ron Alpha Podcast – Episode 26 – Mary Josephine (Soul Singer/Entrepreneur)

In this interview I talked with Mary Josephine. She is a soul singer and entrepreneur. Mary Josephine is the CEO and creator of "IAM" Inspired Artist Movement. I got a chance to play some of her songs on the show and we talked about her business and how she plans on helping fellow entertainers learn … Continue reading Ron Alpha Podcast – Episode 26 – Mary Josephine (Soul Singer/Entrepreneur)

New Orleans – Super Sunday – Mardi Gras Indians – Part Two

In this episode we followed the 9th Ward Navajo indians of New Orleans. Lets see if The BIG CHIEF has what it takes. By the looks of it, he's going to be alright. I filmed scenes from all over New Orleans, this is what you will see when you come here. The city is beautiful. … Continue reading New Orleans – Super Sunday – Mardi Gras Indians – Part Two

Philadelphia, P.A. – Photos of Eastern State Penitentiary – America’s Most Historic and Haunted Prison

Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world's first true "penitentiary," a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the … Continue reading Philadelphia, P.A. – Photos of Eastern State Penitentiary – America’s Most Historic and Haunted Prison