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...

Haiti Earthquake 14th Anniversary: Food For The Poor Remains Committed to Haiti and Its Citizens

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Jan. 11, 2024) – As Food For The Poor (FFTP) commemorates the 14th anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti, the charity...

The History of 4/20 and Marijuana’s Influence on Jamaican Culture

The formation of “4/20” as a US holiday and of marijuana’s movement in Jamaica have equally interesting origins. A lot of it has been fraught...

Uncovering the Ills of Cuban Slavery and Travails of the Enslaved in Cristiano Berti’s...

Cristiano Berti’s new book, Boggiano Heirs, tells the stories of the Boggianos, a group of enslaved people owned by Antonio Boggiano, a wealthy Italian merchant...
Island Origins Magazine - Civil Rights in Cyberspace

From the Island of St. Vincent to the Head of Civil Rights at Facebook

The power of social media is undeniable. We saw it used as a political tool during the 2008 election, where Obama successfully catalyzed an audience...

Florida African American Studies Courses Rejected (This is Just Wrong)

Earlier this month, Florida’s Department of Education blocked a proposed Advance Placement (AP) course, developed by The College Board, focused on African American studies. The...
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Simple Tricks to Better Financial Health for Life

Verandah Talk - with Andrew Hardie Financial professional Andrew Hardie offers tips on best money practices now in trying times, and for...

#GivingTuesday 2022: Food For The Poor Donors Can Triple Aid to Hungry Families

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Nov. 22, 2022) – As inflation and surging food prices deepen the pain for struggling families, Food For The Poor donors have an...
Tips for Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness Tips You Need to Know NOW

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, and with Irma on the way, we've found a few hurricane preparedness tips for those in the path of the storm....

Pretty Plastic: What You Need to Know About Cosmetic Surgery in the Caribbean

Views are changing on engineered perfection in the age of affordable cosmetic surgery. “Have you had work done?” The question, often thought...

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