Happy Tuesday everyone! Ralph here. Last week, I received some very exciting news in which I couldn’t wait to share with you all. I shared it on my main social media platforms, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, in which I’m now getting around to sharing it here on my blog. Initially, when I was first presented with the opportunity, I waited until I was absolutely certain that it reached fruition.Continue reading “The New York Times Featured Photo of Boxing Coach Ralph Gilmore’s Training Session with Dwayne Thomas and Greg Elysee at the South Street Seaport, NYC”
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Even though we’ve made great strides history when it comes to completely abolishing racism, bigotry, and YES, slavery—which unbelievably continues to exist in this day and age, there’s insurmountable evidence that we have so much work left to do. I want to thank you Dr. King for your dedication and sacrifice to help humanity continue to rise and inspire the next generation of people for the greater good. It is truly up to us to set an example as greatly as possible so that our children won’t be lost.
In honor of MLK Day, I took some time and effort to share some of my favorite full-color photos of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in hopes of inspiring some of you out there to not only do better for our own lives, but as well as for our loved ones and the less fortunate. I hope you enjoy.Continue reading “MLK Day 2020: 15 Unforgettable Full-Color Pictures of Martin Luther King Jr. (Updated)”
What’s up blerds?! Ralph “The Perennial Aesthete” Gilmore is here. Another exciting year has come to a close as The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York City, invited comic book fans of all ages to participate in it’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival (Official Hashtag: #BlackComicBookFestNYC.) The festival was held on Friday, January 18 from 12 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, January 19 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., in which both days was free and completely opened to the public.Continue reading “The Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival: Best Photos”
So Marvel gave us the second trailer to ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and a first look at the newest variant of Spider-Man, the version that will connect to a solo Spider-Man film co-produced by Sony’s Amy Pascal and Marvel Studio head Kevin Feige. With Civil War being the biggest Marvel movie to date, the brand new trailer looks absolutely fantastic! Black Panther in action is amazing and long overdue, the tension between Cap and Tony is intensely, self-evident and last but not least, we got Spider-Man swinging into the MCU! But of course–as if with all superhero movies, you’re going to get a broad range of reactions from ordinary movie-goers, sacrificial geeks and die-hard fanboys. To some, the suit looks like someone in the design department had a bit too much funny with the CGI effects. While others instantly recognized and welcomed the Silver Age-inspired design. As far as Spidey’s suit is concerned, I’m just hoping that it’s not the finished product. I mean he does look a little weird… but hopefully, the suit will be a bit more polished by the time the movie rolls around this coming May.Continue reading “Marvel’s Final Trailer To ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Featuring Spider-Man!”