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...
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...
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;...
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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...

These Latino Podcasts Are Perfect For Holiday Binging This Year

There’s nothing more comforting and empowering than hearing people of your community speak on issues that impact your communities. This Christmas, while you sip your champurrado, coquito,...

17 Things That Happen When You Date A Latino Man

You might be a Latino or a non-Latino man or woman who is suddenly dating a cute Latino guy. If you are not familiar with the ways...
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...

Can Dating Apps Lead to true love?

If you ask your friends how they met their boyfriend or girlfriend, chances are at least one person in your group is going to say they swiped...
CalibeThompson-The Perfect Fit | Photo by David I Muir

FINAL THOUGHT: THE PERFECT FIT

I don’t get out much, so looking fabulous is only a concern once or twice a month in my world. Due to my obsession with work, I’ve...
Naomi Osaka

Who Gets to be Haitian?

By Valerie Jean Charles If a person were to log on to social media two months ago around this time, they’d surely come across the sentiment “Africa has...

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