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The allotment (black perspective)

I was listening to and reading discussions relating to black people leaving cities in the USA and being pigeon holed into the suburbs and countryside, with not much idea of how they can work the land,  and it made me think of my own background in the UK and the Caribbean. 358 more words

Social Upliftment

Taxi please !

I was travelling in the last couple of days in my home town after seeing family for the holiday period. I was getting a taxi from a black owned taxi company possible one of a few if the only ones owned in the UK and I was talking to the taxi driver about the owner. 307 more words

Social Upliftment

New Caribbean Diaspora Programming on South Florida TV, Irie Times to Channel Lineup

Caribcast will host a launch event on August 1st to introduce a joint endeavor with Jamaicans.com, a public affairs TV program called The Caribbean Diaspora Weekly (coming to South Florida mainstream television later this year) and… 353 more words

Caribbean Culture

The AfroLatin@ Forum: Diasporic Dialogues—A Conversation between Miguel Zenón and Yosvany Terry

The AfroLatin@ Forum is sponsoring a three-day international conference—“Afro-Latin@s Now: Race Counts!”—to be held October 23–25, 2014, in New York. A pre-conference event, as part of the Race Counts! 200 more words

Music

A Small Tablet Company Brings High-Tech Hopes to Haiti

Peter Granitz (NPR) reports on what he considers to be a boost to Haiti’s economy and entry into the high-tech race: the appearance of Surtab… 429 more words

News

“Stud Life”—Urban Life as It Is

Debbie Ransome (Caribbean Intelligence) interviews Campbell X, director of the 2012 film Stud Life, which has been described as a light take on the darker, grittier side of queer urban life in London. 669 more words

Film