Yesterday was all about mourning Aretha. Currently musing about which tracks to play on my show on Sunday:
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin Dies at 76
And Sam Lefebvre is here to remind us about Ms Franklin's political activism. Such an inspiration:
How Aretha Franklin Supported Angela Davis and the Black Panthers
This is literally the best news I've had all week, as Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow are my lodestars during these trying times. Huge congrats to them!
Poor poor little rich man:
Elon Musk Details 'Excruciating' Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil
The Bay Brilliant series highlighting local boundary-pushing creatives on KQED Arts has been giving me life this week, and Gabe Meline's installment today on Oakland hip-hoppers SOL Development is the perfect way to wrap up a Friday. Looking forward to more Bay brilliance next week!
Bay Brilliant: SOL Development