From science to art to civil rights to female empowerment, mothers throughout history have inspired us.
By Our Partners History has given us many role models when it comes to mothering. From science to art to civil rights to female empowerment, mothers throughout history have inspired us as they have raised their own families and perpetuated those high values. We’ll take a look at just a few of the women who […]
Many Ways of Showing Gratitude. In Africa and the Middle East, March is the time for honoring mothers.
By Our Partners Mother’s Day became an official holiday in the United States in 1914. While much of the Americas and Europe celebrate Mother’s Day in May, in other parts of the world, a similar holiday is celebrated at other times of the year and takes other forms. What seems to be universal is the […]
People think slaveholders "took care" of their slaves out of the goodness of their hearts, rather than out of economic interest...
By Margaret Biser (Vox) Up until about a year ago, I worked at a historic site in the South that included an old house and a nearby plantation. My job was to lead tours and tell guests about the people who made plantations possible: the slaves. The site I worked at most frequently had more […]
Attorneys may play a role in tracking clients toward different bankruptcy options based on race.
By Gwen Sharp (Sociological Images) The New York Times recently reported the results of a study of racial disparities in bankruptcy filings. When filing personal bankruptcy, most people have two options: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. With Chapter 7, you have to turn over all non-exempt assets, which will be used to pay off as much of your […]
Once little ones who are so innocent that they don't even know in which direction racism works replace their racist grandparents, the country will be all set, right? Probably not.
By Jenée Desmond-Harris (Vox) Dylann Roof has been charged with murder for killing nine black people at a Charleston, South Carolina, church on June 17 in an attack that’s being investigated as a hate crime. He’s 21 years old. His birth year — 1994 — means he’s not just a millennial, but one of the younger […]
Good Day Friends, I just wanted to share a thought with you regarding the legalization of marijuana. I, for one, don’t believe legalizing marijuana will have a positive impact and we must protect our children. To hear my viewpoint you may listen to my video message by clicking this link: https://youtu.be/M_y-yRIi_lU Caribbean American Weekly
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Birth tourism is a major financial commitment as it costs between $25,000 and $60,000. Antenatal service in Maryland, USA for example, could cost as high as $3,500 depending on one’s country of origin. Compared to the cost of the same service in an average hospital in Africa, it’s almost 300 per cent higher.
By Africa News Tourism is a dynamic industry that grows everyday. Every year, new revenue sources are discovered by nations, and this includes exploration of newer forms of tourism. One of the old, yet recently discovered forms of tourism is birth tourism. Birth tourism is a form of tourism that involves a pregnant woman travelling […]
BY South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica welcomed over 50,000 tourists in the first week of April, ahead of the island’s carnival celebrations. This represents an increase of 14.1 per cent over the same period last year. “Carnival in Jamaica is a marketable product on the calendar of events that attracts […]
Jamaican Jerk Festival will feature Celebrity Chefs, Cooking Demos & Tastings
BY South Florida Caribbean News Washington, DC – The annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival will be back at RFK Stadium, in Washington, D.C., on June 10th to deliver a gastronomical and cultural experience to thousands of patrons who will feast, frolic and dance to celebrate the food, music and culture of the Caribbean. “June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month […]