Activism, Culture, Politics

Caribbean Heritage Month

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Jun 27
  (Washington, DC) - Today, the House of Representatives approved H.Con.Res 71, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland, CA) to designate a national Caribbean-American Heritage month. "Establishing Caribbean American Heritage month will celebrate the ...
Culture, Politics, Spirituality

Queens of Africa

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Oct 19
I now reminisce that were it not for my dire quest for profundity in African studies as part of my extra-curricular knowledge, I would possibly have been very ignorant of the prowess, glory, splendor, ...
Destinations, Travel, Travel Journal

Destination: St. Lucia

  In March 2001 I stopped briefly in St. Lucia to spend a few days relaxing ...
Culture, Music, Travel

Visit to Bob Marley’s Resting Place – Nine Miles

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Feb 1
Bob Marley lives in the middle of nowhere, upward along narrow winding streets curled around lush, tropical trees and steep, uncultivated mountains. Houses are built into the slopes, with rustic paths marking the entranceways, well ...
Activism, Destinations, Travel, Travel Journal

M. Cook’s volunteer expedition into the Blue Mountains

April 7, 1998 As I descend from the plane to the tarmac below, the sweltering heat stifles my every move. I pass through customs, exchange ...

Welcome to Gambia, West Africa

Despite its little size on the map, Gambia is a country full of big things. With English as ...
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