The Landings Treats Guests to Carnival “Colors in Motion”

The Landings Treats Guests to Carnival “Colors in Motion”

CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA – CIRCA JULY 2015: Costumed locals in yellow and green in the carnival parade in the capital. (Shutterstock) The Landings Resort & Spa recently treated guests to its in-house Carnival parade dubbed “Colors in Motion”. Held on Friday, July 22, a couple of days after Saint Lucia Carnival wrapped up, the event […]

Emmy Award Winning Actor Keith David, Narrates Feature Documentary About Marcus Garvey, Jamaica’s Famed Black Nationalist

Emmy Award Winning Actor Keith David, Narrates Feature Documentary About Marcus Garvey, Jamaica’s Famed Black Nationalist

By Anne Thornley-Brown, Jamaicans Roy T. Anderson, veteran movie and television stuntman, will premiere his award-winning documentary, African Redemption: The Life and Legacy of Marcus Garvey, at a free outdoor screening in Harlem, NY. This ground-breaking film produced by his production company, Black Star Line Films, chronicles the journey of civil rights activist Marcus Garvey. […]

Fed Officials Say Higher Immigration Could Ease U.S. Labor Shortage

Fed Officials Say Higher Immigration Could Ease U.S. Labor Shortage

By Ana Monteiro, Bloomberg Immigration, which slowed during the pandemic, could help ease a shortage of workers in the U.S. that’s pushed job vacancies to an all-time high, according to policy makers at the Federal Reserve. While it remains a hot-button political topic in the U.S. — with some arguing that immigration comes at the […]

What Kwanzaa Means for Black Americans

What Kwanzaa Means for Black Americans

By Frank Dobson, The Conversation On Dec. 26, millions throughout the world’s African community will start weeklong celebrations of Kwanzaa. There will be daily ceremonies with food, decorations and other cultural objects, such as the kinara, which holds seven candles. At many Kwanzaa ceremonies, there is also African drumming and dancing. It is a time […]

Black Women are More visible Than Ever. Now What?

Black women dominate in many areas, but community and accountability are how they preserve themselves.

Black Women are More visible Than Ever. Now What?

Beyonce arrives to the Grammy Awards 2013 on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. (Shutterstock) By Evette Dionne, The Undefeated The Undefeated turned 5 this week and is marking the occasion with a series of essays looking at the last five years in Black America. Lemonade, an album that changed the cultural landscape, takes […]

Enjoy the Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks

Enjoy the Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by watching an incredible lineup of talented, award-winning poets who, in 2017, celebrated the centennial birthday of the first African American Pulitzer Prize–winning poet, the late Gwendolyn Brooks. WATCH HERE

Videographer highlights Black culture through Jamaican lens

Videographer highlights Black culture through Jamaican lens

BY JUSTIN CHAN (In The Know) If you take one look at Tamara Jacqueline Smith’s Instagram account, @taqueth, you’d find it hard to miss images of vibrant faces and food that litter her page. Since 2015, the 24-year-old New York City native and freelance videographer — who goes by Taqueth — has been heavily promoting her Jamaican […]

Chinese New Year: What you need to know

Chinese New Year: What you need to know

By BBC This week, millions of people will be celebrating Chinese New Year. It will be marked by communities all over the world. People will eat lots of food, enjoy fireworks, wear special clothes and hang red lanterns to mark the occasion. See how much you know about Chinese New Year with this quiz – and find […]

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