St. Vincent Volcano

US Caribbean Strong Mounts Global Grassroots Effort for St Vincent Volcano Relief

Since the initial eruption of the St Vincent Volcano, La Soufrière, and the Grenadines on Friday, April 9, a number of Caribbean diaspora organizations, businesses,...

South Florida Offers Donations at Drives for St. Vincent Volcano Emergency Relief

Miami Carnival, Joy's Roti Delight, GENx Mas Band, and the community of South Florida join efforts to collect needed supplies for those impacted on the...
Haitian owned businesses

3 Haitian Owned Businesses That Leveled Up Despite COVID

The police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last summer reignited the long simmering Black Lives Matter movement and invigorated broader campaigns for Black...
St Vincent volcano eruption

St. Vincent Evacuating as Island Volcano Threatens to Erupt

​The island of St Vincent is currently on high alert as La Soufrière, a volcano that has been dormant since 1979, seems to be on...
Caribbean and Black Americans hesitate to take the COVID-19 vaccine

Why Some Caribbean Americans Have Frightening Vaccine Hesitancy

After a year of dealing with a deadly pandemic which has disproportionately affected Black people, you would think we’d embrace something that promises to...

What Black America Needs to Know About COVID-19 and Vaccines

Government, community, and faith-based leaders join forces to champion the fight against COVID-19The new year has brought with it more daunting...
Karen Andre for Island Origins Magazine

Karen Andre: How This Exceptional Haitian American is Helping Build a Coalition

“Having gone through it, a presidential is literally building the plane while you're flying it at the same time. You never have all the...
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Get 2020 Election Ready with Miami-Dade SOE Christina White

Plan Yuh Vote - with Marlon Hill and Calibe Thompson. Guest Christina White, Miami Dade Supervisor of Elections, talks to us about what's going on...
2020 Caribbean American perspective

2020: We’re Living Through The Perfect Storm

In a whole lot of ways, the year 2020 has felt like the perfect storm. Political gamesmanship seems to have impressed anti-immigrant sentiment into the American psyche;...
Kamala Harris Caribbean

Kamala Harris and The Extraordinary Legacy of Caribbean Immigrants

A proud daughter of immigrants and the most high-profile Black woman in American politics, Kamala Harris is at an extraordinary time in her life. She is walking...

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