Lakeview alumnus Jordan Thomas remembered for his loving, caring spirit

Wilson said he’ll never forget a memory he shared with Thomas when the two were in seventh grade. He remembers walking barefoot through his family’s farm in pitch black with his friend, both screaming at the top of their necks. They didn’t run away from anything, said Wilson, they only lived in the moment. “Jordan … Read more

The soul of Jimmy Lai

(MENAFN – Asia Times) “I have a soul,” said my lunchtime partner at The Hong Kong Club on February 20, 2019. Jimmy Lai and I had recently spoken about a CNN newscast that showed his home in Hong Kong being monitored not by police but by unidentified “watchers” who followed him to his office at … Read more

Hiatus Kaiyote’s Life-Affirming, Genre-Defying Cosmic Soul

The Australian band Hiatus Kaiyote was formed in 2013 with an amorphous sound that incorporated rock, funk and soul and caught the ears of Questlove, Erykah Badu and Q-Tip. Drake listened too: in 2017 he sampled a song from the band’s second LP for his playlist “More Life”. The group’s singer and guitarist, Naomi Saalfield, … Read more

Nicholas Samuel Strada arrested in Whispering Wind Bear Spirit death

The man accused of shooting and killing the Whispering Wind Bear Spirit during an alleged robbery in May was arrested according to court records. Nicholas Samuel Strada, 17, from 100 block on East College Avenue in York, was charged with murder on May 14, but had evaded the authorities until Friday when members of the … Read more