First thing first, ILHC is considered by many to be the Olympic of Lindy Hop . As such, it is the most visible event of the year. Everybody talk about it, share the videos, talk/chat/share about it. First problem, the communications, the rules should be clear, and enforced. The rules should make sense, they should clearly define … Continue reading Why I took a serious look at ILHC related to unfair competition.
DISCLAIMER : NOT IN ANY CASE, I SAY WHO SHOULD LEAD OR FOLLOW, IT IS NOT OF MY BUSINESS, AND FRANKLY I DON'T CARE !!!!! Please give me a second to explain, for people who don't know, what sexual dimorphism is. Sexual dimorphism is a quality of a species (plant, animal...) who have difference (behavioral, … Continue reading Human sexual Dimorphism and dance roles. (Part 1)
Right now, we don't know much. We know that a traveling teacher/Organizer/MC is being accused of raping two women. even if we don't know any details there is still plenty to say. First, A prime example of turning a blind eye. Instead of adressing the situation in any constructive way, peoples of the community choose to attack the … Continue reading Culture of silence, showned for all to see.
Me and all my friends applauded the courage and conviction of such man as Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning and Julian Assange, they dared expose the corruption and lies. I can't compare myself to such hero, who got their lives destroyed, so that everyone could see how bad thing are. My life is not in danger, but I … Continue reading Whistleblowers, ILHC and hypocrisy
I'll give you a chronology of events relevant to the question, and at the end of the post, I'll give you a question. Chronology : 2011 - Fillmore Jazz Festival 1st place. https://web.archive.org/web/20121002145431/http://wednesdaynighthop.com/aboutus/teachers/ 2012 - Camp Hollywood 3rd place - Jack & Jill Amateur. 2nd place - Amateur Classic. http://www.rhythmresults.com/index.php?searchText=Idalia+Ramos&page=search October 2012 - Boogie By the Bay 3rd … Continue reading Idelia Ramos – Pro or Amateur, you decide.
Annie Trudeau was chosen for a few very good reason, she is held as a standard of talent and professionalism. Why did I choose Annie Trudeau to talk about people turning a blind eye when popular and influential personality does things that are obviously wrong. Let's just say that Annie Trudeau was chosen for a few very … Continue reading Getting a pass for bad behavior – The Case of Annie Trudeau.
A disclaimer: I acknowledge that it is the right of any event to decide how they apply their rules, I also acknowledge that the true owner of any event is the people going to that event. Because without people going and paying for an event, no event can survive for very long. Before we get to … Continue reading A Closer Look at Oscar Lee Hampton IV and his bad behavior.
Oscar Hampton <email@example.com> 2:57 PM (2 hours ago) to me I just was made aware of your blog. Is there anything you would like to say to me directly? ------- END OF EMAIL ------ My reply Hello Sir, I must say you are a very good dancer, I enjoyed watching you dance, you seem to … Continue reading A small conversation with M Oscar Hampton.
Everyday I research, Everyday I find something wrong in this community. Maybe wrong is not strong enough, more like a disease, the disease is silence and deny. No community is perfect, because no human being is perfect. This is the seemingly forgotten story of Maurice LaMont Jones, or Mo Jones. The past is a sign … Continue reading Fool us once, shame on you, fool us twice, shame on us.
One thing that the whole Steven Mitchell and related discussion proved me, is that for a lot of Men in the community, the power and stardom they gain get to their head. They show themselves not to be responsible enough for this kind of power. I've got an idea on how to help minimize the risks, … Continue reading Is it time for another form of gender Equality?