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...

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...

The Powerful Legacy and Lessons of Colin Powell’s Life

In his 1995 autobiography, “My American Journey,” Colin Powell recalls a near-death experience in Jamaica during his visit there three years earlier while representing the...
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Andrew Gillum’s Personal Message to the Caribbean Community

Calibe Thompson, publisher of Island Origins Magazine had a chance to sit and have a robust conversation with Democratic Florida gubernatorial nominee (candidate at the time), Andrew...

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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Island Origins Live – Jamaica Leads as a Model for Safe Tourism

Donovan White is the current Director of Tourism for the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB). His job is to oversee the marketing of Jamaica to the...
Caribbean Voter's Guide - New York, Florida, Texas, Georgia

Yes, My Caribbean Vote Counts! (And So Should Yours)

You'd be hard pressed to find anyone to disagree with the idea that the 2016 election truly was the most consequential election in our lifetimes. All 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...
Debunking Crazy COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

Get the Facts About the Vax: Debunking Crazy COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

After more than a year living through a pandemic, the world was given hope in December of 2020 when the first wave of COVID-19 vaccines...
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,...

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