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DJ Robbo Ranx Leaves BBC 1Xtra, Says "The Current Failure Of Black Music On 1Xtra Isn't By Accident"

Last week Dancehall DJ Robbo Ranx said goodbye to “black music” (I use that term VERY loosely) station BBC 1Xtra, after 12 years of service. 98 more words

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I'm curious about....The Jamaican Art Market.

I was scrolling down my dashboard on tumblr when I saw this:

It’s obviously a remake of Micheal Angelo’s La pietà

I feel really moved by Rene Cox photograph and depending on the cultural background I use to see the photograph, my interpretation changes. 196 more words

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Amazing Weekend

What an amazing weekend in Birmingham, stayed at the Hilton by Hamptons hotel, the room was gorgeous, food was lovely and just a relaxing stay in general, the ICC as always was a great place to hold our Christmas Showcase, the launch of the Christmas catalogue made me excited knowing the possibilities of major earnings for us, the speakers all motivating and inspiring, Martin Bell & Peter Rea really grabbed my attention… 321 more words

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CXCs and the poverty trap. Some thoughts on Critical Pedagogy for African communities

This week we are doing registrations for learners for a CXC Mathematics, English and Reading Programme at the Institute for Social Leadership. CXC or the Caribbean Examination Council is the certifying body for Regional examinations. 814 more words

Jamaica

The GM With A Million Dollar Smile

In an article in the New York Times dated August 31, 2014 at 8:05 PM, “Millionaire Chess to Hit Las Vegas, in Gambit to Raise Game’s Profile With Big Prizes,” By DYLAN LOEB McCLAIN, it is written, “…Maurice Ashley, 48, the only African-American chess grandmaster, was the driving force behind the HB Global Challenge tournament in Minneapolis in 2005.” 420 more words

Turn Up Or Nah? Will Headlines After NYC's (Caribbean) Labor Day Parade Include NYPD?

If you don’t reside in one of the 5 NYC Boroughs, you may not be very familiar with the Labor Day/West Indian Day Parade.  This annual event is in its… 470 more words

Caribbean

Os "caçadores de maconha" da Green House

A hemp crew da Green House (Arjan, Franco e Simon) saí em expedições pelo mundo atrás dos fenótipos mais exóticos de cannabis. E toda expedição vira um documentário. 38 more words