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Help Haitians, not the Disaster Capitalists — Tillah Willah

Disaster time again, for our sisters and brothers in Haiti. Already the vultures circle, using this tragedy as another opportunity to take advantage or worse, to engage in the pornography of suffering black bodies.

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Ian Fleming's James Bond Based on Dominican Playboy Porfirio Rubirosa

Ian Fleming’s James Bond Based on Porfirio Rubirosa According to New Research by Forensic Historian Daniel J. Voelker.

 Through a series of connections that include Noel Coward, Errol Flynn, Doris Duke, Rita Hayworth and a host of Caribbean locations, litigator and forensic historian Daniel J. 443 more words


Soyini Nneka reblogged this on thiscaribbeanspace and commented:

Rubi makes so much sense as the true inspiration for Bond. James Bond.

Don't Worry

This was originally posted on August 18, 2015, as we were once again facing financial hardship, and faced with the question of how to see God provide for our lives in ministry.

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Call for Papers—“Reckoning With Slavery”

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library is issuing a call for papers for its inaugural conference, “Reckoning With Slavery: New Directions in the History, Memory, Legacy, and Popular Representations of Enslavement.” The conference will be held at the Schomburg Center in New York City, New York, on November 17 and 18, 2017. 133 more words


Soyini Nneka reblogged this on thiscaribbeanspace and commented:

This is quite an interesting call for papers. I'll try to monitor it.

The Colour of Shadows

This imaginative book throws new light on the closing years of Caribbean slavery and the lives of enslaved people of African descent before emancipation in Trinidad in 1834.

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Basically Bazodee: A Review

What’s to be said about Bazodee? The Machel Montano headlined film opened in his native land last week, and I happened to catch it on opening night. 13 more words

Caribbean Film

Once a 'has-been,' de Goeas continues another act | Monday Night Theatre Forum

Theatre practitioner Mervyn de Goeas said he does not think of himself as just a director or a mas-man or an actor or a writer, but as an artist. 37 more words