Calibe Thompson, publisher of Island Origins Magazine had a chance to sit and have a robust conversation with Democratic Florida gubernatorial nominee (candidate at the time), Andrew Gillum, to see what kind of message he had for the Caribbean Americans in South Florida. In their conversation, he talked about his personal relationship with the Caribbean community, his perspectives on immigration, his approach to business and wages, and his personal love of jerk chicken.

A FEW FUN FACTS FROM CALIBE’S INTERVIEW WITH MAYOR ANDREW GILLUM:

Andrew Gillum’s favorite reggae song

Action by Terror Fabulous and Nadine Sutherland


Andrew Gillum’s personal theme song

All I Do Is Win by Dj Khaled (Clean Edit)

Andrew Gillum would like to have a private dinner with

Barrack Obama to get insight on the road he’s traveling from someone who’s walked it.

Andrew Gillum's Message to the Caribbean community

The legacy Andrew Gillum would like to leave behind after his tenure as governor

“I want to be remembered as a governor who created greater opportunity at unprecedented levels for more people in this state. I think that’s a mark that will survive for generations, because when you disrupt poverty, you change a life trajectory”

– Andrew Gillum

If you follow Calibe’s opinion pieces, you can read her latest thoughts in Yes, My Caribbean Vote Counts! (And So Should Yours)

Need a Caribbean voter’s guide for the 2018 Midterms in South Florida?


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