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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...
Paradise Discovered

Filmmaker shares USVI’s survival stories In New Doc “Paradise Discovered”

For a Caribbean island, a direct hit by a category 5 hurricane should only happen once a century. But in 2017, the U.S. Virgin Islands got hit...
Caribbean Voter's Guide - New York, Florida, Texas, Georgia

BROWARD BALLOT RECOMMENDATIONS for Caribbean American Voters – 2018 Midterms

I requested a list of Broward ballot recommendations from my friend Marlon Hill. He's always in the thick of election activities, and spends much more time researching...
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Island Origins Live – Interview with Alex Penelas

Miami-Dade candidate for Mayor, Alex Penelas, held this job before leaving political life 16 years ago. During his last term he was a champion of...

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...

Caribbean Woman Entrepreneur Kim David from FreeBird Society is Doing Business Her Own Way

In the bustling streets of New York, where cultures intertwine and dreams are born, Kim David's tale is one of resilience, pride and entrepreneurial spirit....
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Opinion: What Freedom Means in America

As an outside observer, not exactly new to American history, but certainly well educated about it,  it seems like the word Freedom means different things...

The American Black Film Festival Presents Business of Entertainment Conversation Series in Partnership with...

Featuring NAACP Image Award-Nominated Actress Logan Browning (Dear White People, Hit the Floor) on Thursday, October 13, 2022 LOS ANGELES – October 3, 2022 – The American Black Film Festival (ABFF), in partnership...
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Verandah Talk – with Xavier Murphy of Jamaicans.com and Ian Hamilton of SFLCN.com

Bosses from the popular websites Jamaicans.com and South Florida Caribbean News Verandah Talk about their roles as the voices of the Caribbean community. Island Origins...
A Year of Community Enrichment with Social Service Program Gang Alternative

Gang Alternative: A Year of Community Enrichment with the Powerful Social Service Program

“We exist to save lives.” That is the cornerstone of the all-encompassing outreach and social service program Gang Alternative, Inc. (GA). A...

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