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Tag Archives: racism

  1. UK philanthropist donates US$500,000 to UWI Global Giving as personal reparation

    It was a series about the Atlantic slave trade on the BBC that shocked Bridget Freeman. Up until then, she knew almost nothing about the plight of free Africans who boarded ships and were taken throughout the world and sold into slavery. “I was horrified and it touched me and I thought dear God, this […]

    August 25, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Blood Brothers: Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

    An extraordinary story behind the friendship of two of the most iconic figures of the 20th century: Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. Few people understand the bond these men shared. The charismatic and outspoken Olympic champion who charmed the nation, and the excon-turned intellectual revolutionary who railed against the evils of white oppression by speaking […]

    August 20, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. Historical conservationists voice concern over destruction of Slave Market wall in Charlestown

    The issue of destruction of historical sites on Nevis has surfaced again with the recent destruction at the historical Slave Market site in Charlestown, prompting historical conservationists to voice concern over the incident. In a press statement by the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society (NHCS) on July 23, 2021, the society registered its alarm with […]

    July 29, 2021ControversyNo comments
  4. Bridgetown US Embassy Celebrates 4th of July with Barbados

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela met with Governor General Dame Sandra Mason to convey the best wishes of the American people on the 245th anniversary of their independence and to celebrate the close ties between the United States of America and Barbados. “Whether our support to CDEMA in preparation for storms like Hurricane Elsa […]

    July 4, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  5. Blessed strikes positive chord with ‘Black Man’ and latest EP ‘New to You’

    Award-winning Jamaican Reggae sensation Blessed has been echoing in the consciences of the music-loving masses with his song ‘Black Man’. The Toronto-based artiste has been enlightening listeners with this uplifting offering which is the lead single off his recently released EP, ‘New to You’. Black Man was written by Blessed and produced by Jumpshot Records. […]

    June 10, 2021MusicNo comments
  6. BRANDON CAMPHOR AND ONEWAY’S A CAPPELLA RENDITION OF “LIFT EVERY VOICE” IS THE SOUNDTRACK FOR BLACK MUSIC MONTH

    As USA realises, Black Music Month, an annual celebration of Black Music and its creators, celebrated in June, there is one song that embodies the culture and heritage of African-American struggle and hope in America. That song, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” more commonly known as The Black National Anthem, is a mainstay during Black […]

    June 9, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. WHITE PRIVILEGE IN BOTH USA & BARBADOS: British reality personality slapped on the wrist for endangering thousands of Bajans

    On Wednesday, January 6th 2021 25 year old Zara Holland, from Great Britain and now staying at the Hilton Hotel, Needham’s Point, St Michael where some quarantined patients stay and formerly at the Sugar Bay Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church then appeared yesterday at the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ Court in Cane Garden, St Thomas. The UK […]

    January 7, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Difficult Conversations, Part 2 – When Truth is the Enemy

    During our lifetimes, we will likely care about things enough to do something about them. We may feel compelled to speak, write, march, or simply stand with those doing so. That is activism, and the aim is to influence our elected politicians to change government policies. There are two types of activists. There are those […]

    November 27, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  9. CIF denies any connection to Likud Party: why reach out to Region?

    “Israel has been slow to admit Ethiopians whose ancestors converted to Christianity, not seeing them as fully Jewish even if they practice Judaism.” – Israel Accepts Ethiopians of Jewish Descent, but Fewer Than Promised, New York Times 13/10/2020 Relations between Tel Aviv and Addis Ababa could be smoother and the path has been made rockier […]

    November 23, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. THE RIDE (2020) Ludacris, Drama

    The inspiring story of a BMX champion who overcame an abusive childhood through the love and life lessons of his interracial foster family.

    November 20, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Breonna Taylor Case Finally Headed To A Grand Jury #BLM #blacklivesmatter

    Six months after the night her life was taken, the Kentucky attorney general is preparing to present evidence following Breonna Taylor‘s killing to a grand jury. “When the investigation concludes and a decision has been made, we will provide an update about an announcement,” Cameron said in a statement. “The news will come from our […]

    September 14, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  12. “I CAN’T BREATHE!” – A multidimensional film by Aisha Comissiong and the Riddim Tribe Dance Collective of Barbados

    I CAN’T BREATHE! A multi-dimensional film that explores the BLACK LIVES MATTER movement from a Barbados/Caribbean perspective FEATURING: * Eddy Grant * Anthony Gabby Carter * David Comissiong * Bobby Clarke * Trevor Marshall * Luci Hammans * Aida Gebremariam * Alex Downes * Peter Adonijah Alleyne * RIDDIM TRIBE DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY BY AISHA COMISSIONG

    September 3, 2020Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. “Denny, Nelson, and the Dishonourables” by Grenville Phillips II

    Yesterday (Sat 22 Aug 2020), David Denny led a protest against Nelson’s statue. I promised Adrian Green that I would join Denny, if anyone could provide any credible evidence supporting the claims made against Nelson. No one did. I have repeatedly stated that if Nelson is really this evil racist enslaver, and white-supremacist mass-murder of […]

    August 24, 2020Controversy, EditorialNo comments
  14. “PRIVATE VS. PUBLIC REMOVAL OF NELSON” by Dave & Marcia Weekes

    Dr. Anthony Gabby Carter and other leading Pan-Africanists have joined forces to make the following announcement to the government of Barbados. Are we trying to please a certain sector of our business community by trying to remove Horatio Nelson ‘s Statue PRIVATELY? There are rumours going around that the removal of Horacio Nelson’s Statue will […]

    August 21, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. Christian Youth Foundation Condemns Racism in Trinidad and Tobago

    Trinidad and Tobago recently had its General Elections on August 10th. This election witnessed unprecedented levels of racism . The Christian Youth Foundation, an organization made up of members from diverse ethnic backgrounds , hereby condemns all forms of racism and hate speech. We ask that every effort be made for healing and reconciliation to […]

    August 18, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  16. Barbadian Reactions to Ecstasy Yacht Out On Bail – Mattress Commercial? July 29, 2018Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Barbadian Reactions to Ecstasy Yacht Out On Bail – Penal Reform(s)? July 29, 2018Crime, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Barbadian Reactions to Ecstasy Yacht Out On Bail – A La Peanut Butter Sandwiches? July 29, 2018Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments