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A Look Back at the Glitz, Glam, Paint and Mud of Miami Carnival 2021

Last weekend's event was definitely one for the record books, and we have the Miami Carnival 2021 photos to prove it. Back in person after...

This Caribbean Queer Activist Gives Voice to an Underrepresented Community

If you’ve read Staceyann Chin’s 2009 coming-of-age memoir, “The Other Side of Paradise,” you know that even as a little girl in rural Jamaica, she...

Queen of Soca Alison Hinds Says It’s Time For Women’s Empowerment

With Miami Carnival coming up, I had the chance to sit down with Alison Hinds, the Queen of Soca herself. We chatted about her career,...
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Broward Health to Donate $250,000 of PPE and Medical Supplies for Haiti Earthquake Relief

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Broward Health will donate $250,000 worth of PPE and medical supplies to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti this Thursday, October...
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Miami Carnival 2021 Costumes: Feast Your Eyes on These

After going virtual in 2020, Miami Carnival is back and ready for di road with its decadent lineup of extreme and elaborate outfits. Styles, colors,...
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Rihanna Rocks the Fashion World with Savage X Fenty Show, Vol. 3

Barbadian beauty Rihanna proves that sensory overload can be an amazing thing with her 2021 Savage X Fenty show. This extravaganza of diverse body sizes,...
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Miqueal-Symone Williams Has Made the Universe Her Catwalk

There is an effortless, unflappable poise about Miss Universe Jamaica Miqueal-Symone Williams. If you watched the 2021 Miss Universe pageant, held...
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The Anatomy of Miami Carnival 2021

The city of Miami is home to a large population of Caribbean American residents. Representing this group, one of the most anticipated events in the...
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These 4 Organizations are Leading the Charge in Haiti Earthquake Relief

On August 14, 2021, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 2,000, injuring more than 12,000 and destroying thousands of homes across the...
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Bet You Never Heard of Surf Girls Jamaica

As a pioneer for surfing in Jamaica, Imani Wilmot is determined to nurture the island’s next wave of women in her sport.

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