Why Become a Notary

Why Become a Notary

Want to enhance your resume? Why not become a Notary Public. Most employers expect their paralegals to be notaries and trust they know what they are doing! Being a Notary Public is definitely an asset. According to the National Notary Association, here are the top five reasons why you should consider becoming a Notary Public: Make Additional Income […]

How to Save the Most Money on Holiday Travel

By Victoria Falk, award-winning CEO of Passionate Travel Inc.

How to Save the Most Money on Holiday Travel

As we move into the busiest travel season of the year, the winter holiday season, there are constant reminders for consumers to spend money on gifts, dining, entertainment, and a whole host of other things.  It’s hard to walk into a store or turn on the television, without someone trying to convince you to shop […]

The Female Orgasm

By Erin Telesford

The Female Orgasm

An orgasm is defined, according to dictionary.com, as “a climax of sexual excitement, characterized by feelings of pleasure centered in the genitals and (in men) experienced as an accompaniment to ejaculation.” This description shows that the main focus when it comes to sex is on the male experience. For most people, the first interaction they have is their […]

Civil Rights and Housing

By Erin Telesford

Civil Rights and Housing

“Wealth is where past injustices breed present suffering,” says author Mehrsa Baradaran, in the Netflix Explained series. The racial wealth gap is “a measure of the white family and the African American family that is right smack-dab in the middle, the median. The median white household’s wealth – their savings plus assets minus their debts […]

A Hardball Look at the NYPD Confrontations with the Disabled and Mentally Ill

“In 2018 alone, police have shot and killed 64 people with mental health disabilities.” - American Civil Liberties Union

A Hardball Look at the NYPD Confrontations with the Disabled and Mentally Ill

By Vijai Naraine New York is made up of diverse communities and along with them comes a line of defense. To speak about what the New York Police Department (NYPD) expects of their officers, the agency has put together a mission statement.  According to the city’s official website, the department’s mission is “…to enhance the […]

The Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Many breast cancer symptoms are invisible and not noticeable without a professional screening, but some symptoms can be caught early just by being proactive about your breast health. Keep your breast health in check with the Know the Symptoms guide today. Do you know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer? I thought I did, […]

Prime Minster of Barbados Marks First Visit to New York

Prime Minster of Barbados Marks First Visit to New York

Prime Minister Mottley addressing her supporters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn By Daisy Campbell Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, QC, MP, was embraced by fellow Barbadians at a Friends of Crown Heights event held on September 6, 2018. The Caribbean community welcomed her with pride as she became the first female as well as the 8th Prime […]

The Caribbean LGBTQ Community Takes a Stand Against Sexual Violence

The Caribbean LGBTQ Community Takes a Stand Against Sexual Violence

(L-R) Marcus W. Persaud, Marcus Kissoon, Darren J. Glenn, and Mohamed Q. Amin, post-October 1, 2018, Unchained: Caribbean LGBTQ Support Group   By Vijai Naraine, Special to Caribbean American Weekly October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In observance, “Breaking the Rejection Cycle, Building Unity,” were the words that served as a slogan for the Lesbian, Gay, […]

Jamaica Positioned for Strong Growth and Development

Jamaica Positioned for Strong Growth and Development

Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. By Thalia Auguste, Special to Caribbean American Weekly. Recently, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, was accompanied to New York by Jamaica Promotions Corporation’s (JAMPRO) President, Diane Edwards. Together the two delivered a dynamic presentation on why this is the right […]