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...
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Majah Hype and His Majah Issues: Get to Know the Hilarious Caribbean King of...

Majah Hype — or Nigel, for those closest to him — knows he’s a big deal. Before 2020, the social media sensation’s star was on...
FFTP President/CEO Ed Raine Joins D.C. Roundtable on Crisis in Haiti

FFTP President/CEO Ed Raine Joins D.C. Roundtable on Crisis in Haiti

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Sept. 20, 2023) – As attention around the violence in Haiti escalates, Food For The Poor FFTP President/CEO Ed Raine was invited to attend...
The Gentrification of Ganja Island Origins Magazine Spring 2018

The Gentrification of Ganja

Writer Ghenete Wright Muir and Sonia Morgan Can Jamaica Cash in on Cannabis? It’s like walking into a café and ordering a specialty coffee drink, or a bagel with...
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Protect Yourself and Others— Get Vaccinated

Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., historian, filmmaker, and intellectual, has recently released an important public service announcement encouraging people in our Black communities to get vaccinated to protect...
Haitian Ameircan Breast Cancer Awareness Gala

Haitian-American Chamber Presents Breast Cancer Awareness Gala in Broward

More than 3 million women have been diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States. Recent research has shown that Breast Cancer is among...
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Caribbean Charity Calls for Support and Donations for COVID-19 mission

As COVID-19 continues to devastate the Caribbean's health systems and economy, supporting the charities serving the region proves more important than ever. Taking advantage of decades of...

#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...
Caribbean American COVID-19

From the Frontlines: Caribbean Americans Fighting COVID-19

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has quickly changed the world as we know it, throwing our comfortable routines out the window. It tore us apart while bringing us...

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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