DJ Lady Luck Presents… Songs of Collective Work and Responsibility

Habari gani, everyone! [What'ssssssss happening, my people!] This month, it's all about Ujima. [Collective work and Responsibility.] Noooooooooo, don't go checking your calendars! Your DJ is not mistaking April 2018 for December 2017.  Wayyyyyyy too much goodness has taken place for that to happen. It's just that with the start of a this new month - the … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Songs of Collective Work and Responsibility

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DJ Lady Luck Presents… Messengers of History and Self-Love

What's up, what's up, what's up!?!?!?!?! It is I - your long lost DJ, Ms. Lady Luck, back on the "keyboard" of steel to bring you a very overdue first broadcast in the new year! So, in honor of the month we all love- that is, February - I've returned to help my listeners celebrate … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Messengers of History and Self-Love

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Laura Mvula

Hellooooooooooo everyone, and happy happy happy NOVEMBER!!!!! That's right, my signature month of the year has finally arrived. For those of you not in the know, November is your DJ's fav-o-rite (said like JJ's "dy-no-mite") month - full of my most beloved holidays, views of nature in its richest colors, and (*gasp*) day of birth! So, big things seem to … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Laura Mvula

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Nneka

Goooooooooooooooood Wednesday and start of October to all my peeps and hipsters out there! It's your favorite ethnomusicologist, DJ Lady Luck, bringing you fresh tunes from right here and around the globe - all with the purpose of inspiring your mid-week workday, as well as those in the month ahead! This month's featured artist is … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Nneka

Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Summer (Take 2): My Book Finds at the National Museum of the American Indian

Welcome to another edition of Ms. Lu's Library! (Well, actually... this is the second take on the last edition of Ms. Lu's Library.)   So, as a reader, you know how this typically goes... You settle on your next book to read, start knocking out pages (and taking notes even), but THEN... then you come … Continue reading Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Summer (Take 2): My Book Finds at the National Museum of the American Indian

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Sona Jobarteh

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtmmlOQnTXM Goooooooooooooooood Wednesday and happy August 2017 to all my loyal listeners! It's your favorite ethnomusicologist, DJ Lady Luck, bringing you tunes from around the globe with the purpose of inspiring your mid-week workday and the month ahead! And speaking of inspiration... August is such an exciting month to me, especially when I think … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Sona Jobarteh

DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh, say can you seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Independence Day 2017 may have passed, but your favorite "online DJ" has a special mid-year post-holiday mega broadcast on deck to keep those frankfurters, fireworks, and fun days poppin' all summer long! Mixing things up a bit from the usual show, I'm bringing you observations and reflections, along with images … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody

Oooooooooooooooooooooohhhh, what a beautiful Wednesday! And happy June 2017, everyone!  This is your girl, DJ Lady Luck, here to usher in a new month by spotlighting music to get you moving and motivated! Today, I'm bringing to your airways an eastern NC artist full of heart, talent, and commitment!  I'm talking about Rapsody, the female … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody

In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

One Memorial Weekend about 10 years ago, I was in Charleston, South Carolina supporting a group of fellow alumni in their effort to host a networking social at a restaurant downtown.  Not really there on vacation but not officially there for work, my thoughts were everywhere but on the holiday itself. The alumnus who volunteered … Continue reading In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice