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The new PAIN track from the upcoming video is out and available. Produced by Citizens of Information and featuring Jason Slater and Gregory Walton II. The video release is coming in early 2015.

Buffalo Soldiers – Black soldiers fought in Washington’s army during the War of Independence, and served with Andrew Jackson at New Orleans in 1815. Late in 1861, Colonel T. W. Higginson took command of the First Regiment of South Carolina Volunteers, the first Black regiment in the service of the United States.

On June 28, 1866, an Act of Congress authorized the creation of two cavalry and four infantry regiments, “which shall be composed of colored men.”   Continue reading

Soul Train can be traced back to 1965 when WCIU-TV was a start-up UHF station. (You remember on your black and white TV you had to turn the top knob to UHF then turn the knob below it to channel 26.) Kiddie-a-gogo which was the first name.

Featured minority African American groups of studio dancers with a few guest dancers. Don Cornelius was a back up Disc Jockey at a Chicago radio station WVON and was hired by WCIU-TV in 1967.

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