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Barbados Launches CARIFESTA X111

Barbados Launches CARIFESTA X111

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, March 28, 2017 (CMC) – The 13th edition of the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA) was launched here, on Monday evening, with the Barbados Culture Minister, Stephen Lashley, underscoring the importance of the region’s premier arts festival. He ...

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POETRY CORNER: DEM JAMAICANS

POETRY CORNER: DEM JAMAICANS

DEM JAMAICANS By Shelley Sykes-Coley PRIDE Guest Poet Yu know yu is Jamaican if yu have a ‘what not’ inna yu house, An’ when yu did small, yu did ketch up grass louse. Yu know yu is Jamaican if you ...

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Diplomatic Passport For Calypso Rose

Diplomatic Passport For Calypso Rose

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, March 3, 2017 (CMC) – Veteran calypsonian Calypso Rose is being honoured for her contribution to the twin island republic and her recent international achievement. During yesterday’s post-Cabinet media briefing Minister of Community Development, ...

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Grammy Award-Winning Morgan Heritage Announces New Album

Grammy Award-Winning Morgan Heritage Announces New Album

QUEENS, New York March 3, 2017 — Following the success of the acclaimed Grammy Award-winning Strictly Roots, the globally renowned reggae group, Morgan Heritage, announced the name of their new album, yesterday, through a mini-documentary-style video on the Huffington Post. ...

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Speaking Out On Sexism And Violence Through Hip-Hop

Speaking Out On Sexism And Violence Through Hip-Hop

By Lyndal Rowlands IPS Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS, New York November 23, 2016 (IPS) — Young women are beginning to find their voices around issues such as sexism and violence, including through hip-hop, an art-form which has a long tradition ...

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Black Masculinity Explored In Artistic Creations

Black Masculinity Explored In Artistic Creations

By Neil Armstrong PRIDE Contributing Writer A few weeks ago, I sent an email to some friends encouraging them to see the Barry Jenkins’ film, Moonlight, and the plays, “Secrets of a Black Boy” and “Black Boys.” It seemed to ...

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