Commentary: Black Music Month Rocks!

The commute on the subway in New York City is unpredictable. The one thing that I can expect is that my iTunes will be rocking, rolling or soothing during the train ride as I read The New York Times on my Kindle. Some days it's a Mary J. Blige type of day -- inspiration and real talk get my mind right. While other days are an empowered playlist of soul sisters: Lauryn Hill, Faith Evans and Keyshia Cole moments. And then there are the calm down days with Jill Scott, Sade or Anita Baker. Music sets the tone and soothes the spirit...
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