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"I was coming out of brilliant sunshine": Women’s stories from the Roots Family History Project

By Jo Manby

In the 1970s, the oral history project that became the Roots Family History Project was born out of a volunteer management committee, of which Marie Noble and Elouise Edwards were members. 844 more words

Opening The Archive

Sponsorship Opportunity: Indiegogo Caribbean Fashion Fundraiser

US President Barak Obama has declared June 2015 National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. To commemorate this month’s observance Lee Fashion Flair has launched its Indiegogo Fundraiser Campaign. 313 more words

Trinidad & Tobago

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

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