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#Repost @repyvetteclarke with @make_repost・・・Today, we celebrate Guyana Independence Day. This CARICOM nation located in...
05/27/2022

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Today, we celebrate Guyana Independence Day. This CARICOM nation located in South America gained its step to independence in 1966 from the UK.

Guyana Independence Day is not just celebrated throughout the country, but also in Little Guyana, New York's newest and historic neighborhood where we many Guyanese-Americans call home.

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In Entertainment this week: 1. Even with news of the global pandemic subsiding, there are those still trying to find way...
05/20/2022

In Entertainment this week:
1. Even with news of the global pandemic subsiding, there are those still trying to find ways of surviving, and Make it Work is the latest single from reggae artist Kabaka Pyramid, telling this story.

2. Talented singer and songwriter, Tanya Stephens, features Cedella Marley and Diana King, as she drops a new record titled “Diamonds in the Sun”

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#Repost @nycaribnews with @make_repost・・・Following an earlier  announcement that the show must close, the most Tony-nomi...
05/20/2022

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Following an earlier announcement that the show must close, the most Tony-nominated play currently on Broadway, the critically acclaimed and reimagined revival of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, will now play an additional two weeks through Sunday, June 5 at Broadway’s Booth Theatre.

Slide 2 - Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) will celebrate the kickoff of the 29th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) at FLC from May 12 to 17. This year’s festival, taking place at the FLC theaters with select virtual screenings, explores a host of themes under the banner Visions of Freedom, presenting diverse and interconnected notions of freedom pertinent to Africa, the diaspora, and the world at large while recalling activism of the past and ushering in new anthems of the future to embrace a united front for liberation and expression.
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There's still time to check out the 2022 NYAFF at Lincoln Center.Slide 1 - Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film...
05/17/2022

There's still time to check out the 2022 NYAFF at Lincoln Center.
Slide 1 - Film at Lincoln Center (FLC) and African Film Festival, Inc. (AFF) will celebrate the kickoff of the 29th New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) at FLC from May 12 to 17. This year’s festival, taking place at the FLC theaters with select virtual screenings, explores a host of themes under the banner Visions of Freedom, presenting diverse and interconnected notions of freedom pertinent to Africa, the diaspora, and the world at large while recalling activism of the past and ushering in new anthems of the future to embrace a united front for liberation and expression.

Slide 2 - Following an earlier announcement that the show must close, the most Tony-nominated play currently on Broadway, the critically acclaimed and reimagined revival of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, will now play an additional two weeks through Sunday, June 5 at Broadway’s Booth Theatre

Some of today’s latest news. Swipe to see the stories. ➡️Slide 1: Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley wants citizens to ...
04/20/2022

Some of today’s latest news. Swipe to see the stories. ➡️

Slide 1: Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley wants citizens to acknowledge the strength that comes with unity. She is imploring Barbadians not to deviate from a mantra she has repeatedly preached for the past 4 years - Many hands make light work.

Slide 2: The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination elected its new bureau, with Verene Albertha Shepherd of Jamaica as Chairperson of the Committee for the next two years.

Slide 3: The report, which was released in February, presents a dire warning of the significant implications of inaction for the globe and the region; noting that even temporarily exceeding the global warming of 1.5°C that is anticipated in the next two decades will result in severe effects, some of which will be irreversible.

Slide 4: The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced new policies to strengthen protections for detained non-citizen Caribbean and other immigrants with severe mental disorders or conditions.

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04/07/2022

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Yes, it is time to make room for a Black woman, the backbone of our democracy, to take her seat on the U.S. Supreme Court bench.

#confirmjudgejackson
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Hi-ARTS has joined forces with Black Women Photographers (BWP) for Center Focus. BWP’s inaugural group exhibition, which...
04/07/2022

Hi-ARTS has joined forces with Black Women Photographers (BWP) for Center Focus. BWP’s inaugural group exhibition, which showcases the work of seven of its acclaimed and emerging members, will run from April 11 to April 29 at Hi-ARTS.

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This week's in Arts & Entertainment Headlines News 1. Christie’s presents 100 Years of Harlem: Resonating Around The Wor...
03/18/2022

This week's in Arts & Entertainment Headlines News

1. Christie’s presents 100 Years of Harlem: Resonating Around The World
Christie’s is pleased to present its first collaborative exhibition and silent auction to benefit City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) entitled 100 YEARS OF HARLEM: Resonating Around the World.

2. I-Octane releases new album ‘I Am Great’
On March 18th, 2022 International recording-artist I-Octane will release his much anticipated 5th studio album, “I AM GREAT” produced by renowned billboard charting producer Troy “Troyton Music” Hinds.

3. Don Knock release party for new single “Regular”
The crowd turned out for up-and-coming music artist Don Knock. The Williamsburg hotspot, Midnights BK was the perfect venue for the release event for his new single “Regular.”

4. Debut fashion show and brunch for Buju Banton clothing line
CEO and President of Shop Buju Banton (Reggae artists and philanthropist, Buju Banton’s clothing line), Santresa McCarthy announces the brand’s debut Fashion Show and Brunch on April 10, 2022.

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Trinidad & Tobago Soca superstar Machel Montano performed to millions for the first time at Maha Shivaratri, a Hindu fes...
03/04/2022

Trinidad & Tobago Soca superstar Machel Montano performed to millions for the first time at Maha Shivaratri, a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honor of the god Shiva in India.
Montano released the world premiere of “Touch The Ground”, performing with Marge Blackman @margeblackmantt & Spartacus Ryce @abletron_gawd at the Isha Yoga Center in Coimbatore.

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Harry Belafonte’s 95th birthday celebration!!!Presented by @sankofadotorg and The Town Hall#harrybelafonte #nycaribnews
03/02/2022

Harry Belafonte’s 95th birthday celebration!!!

Presented by @sankofadotorg and The Town Hall
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In this exciting read, everyone will follow Chester, the field mouse that fled to Africa where he is determined to meet ...
02/25/2022

In this exciting read, everyone will follow Chester, the field mouse that fled to Africa where he is determined to meet the silverback mountain gorillas before they become extinct. Chester journeys with his drum which he uses to befriend wild animals. Babu the baboon, Chester’s jungle companion, is apprehensive about meeting the mighty gorillas. Chester encounters many surprises, including the colorful Kwita Izina ceremony in the middle of the African wilderness.

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#Repost @repyvetteclarke with @make_repost・・・The president’s decision represents the culmination of centuries of struggl...
02/25/2022

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The president’s decision represents the culmination of centuries of struggles and perseverance, and it is not lost on me that we are all truly blessed to bear witness to this moment in our American history. Congratulations Judge Jackson! May you be protected and divinely guided in your work in the years to come.

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Known for their amplifying the voices of the voiceless, the Jacobs-Fantauzzi brothers – Eli and Kahlil, are back with an...
02/22/2022

Known for their amplifying the voices of the voiceless, the Jacobs-Fantauzzi brothers – Eli and Kahlil, are back with another fantastic film, this one documenting hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico in the newly-released We Still Here.

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Since Apple Music expanded its Up Next artist spotlight program to local countries and regions around the world, it mean...
02/22/2022

Since Apple Music expanded its Up Next artist spotlight program to local countries and regions around the world, it means Caribbean artists have a shot at being included. Shenseea is one of those artists.

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The Caribbean Film Series returns to Brooklyn, NY for a screening of the dance-centered coming-of-age film, She Paradise...
02/21/2022

The Caribbean Film Series returns to Brooklyn, NY for a screening of the dance-centered coming-of-age film, She Paradise, on Tuesday, February 22, 7:30pm at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217.

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This week in Entertainment News⁣⁣ 𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟏 - Antigua and Barbuda have announced that the customary two-week carnival cel...
02/21/2022

This week in Entertainment News⁣

𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟏 - Antigua and Barbuda have announced that the customary two-week carnival celebrations will run for only seven days this year from Saturday, July 23 – Tuesday, August 2.⁣
Cabinet ministers discussed the scaled-down celebration with no super-spreader events. The government is still considering vaccination mandates and will release news on this in the coming weeks.⁣


𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟐 - Afro Beats artist Kidi teams up with Rapper TygKiDi’s ‘s remix of his smash hit Touch It is featuring Tyga and is set to become the global party hit of the spring season. If the success of the original hit is anything to go by, we can predict a massive wave in the music world.⁣

𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟑 - Jamaicans residing in the United States are calling on their government to follow the example of Barbados and confer national hero status on the legendary reggae singer, Bob Marley, whose 77th birthday was celebrated on February 6.

𝐈𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤'𝐬 recap stories:⁣⁣𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟏 - The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) and the African Services Committee (...
02/20/2022

𝐈𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐤'𝐬 recap stories:⁣

𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟏 - The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) and the African Services Committee (ASC) rallied together to demand healthcare for Black immigrants in New York through the passage of the Coverage 4 All bill.⁣

𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟐 - The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Company (T&TEC) Wednesday apologized for an islandwide blackout saying the cause of the power cut is unknown.⁣

𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟑 - At a press conference on Tuesday to announce a record 100,000 summer youth employment opportunities, Mayor Adams took the opportunity to rant about white NYC media and their lack of racial variety.⁣

𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟒 - At the beginning of February, the Senate Democratic Majority today advanced legislation to close the racial disparities gap in healthcare, building on the conference’s continued work to protect the healthcare rights of all New Yorkers.⁣

𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 #𝟓 - Nikki Lucas, a local activist, and former district leader secured the Democratic nomination in the special election for East New York’s 60th Assembly District seat on February 15.⁣
The district includes East New York, Starrett City, and parts of Canarsie and Brownsville.

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02/13/2022

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Last Sunday, Feb 6, on Bob Marley’s Birthday, Jamaica’s official delegates, special guests, and friends showed up at the...
02/11/2022

Last Sunday, Feb 6, on Bob Marley’s Birthday, Jamaica’s official delegates, special guests, and friends showed up at the Rita Marley: Mystic of a Queen' exhibition to take the private tour.
In attendance was Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, and singer Marcia Griffiths.

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The native son of Nine Miles, Bull Bay, Black Am I, has collaborated with Bebble Rock’s lyrics deity Kabaka Pyramid for ...
02/10/2022

The native son of Nine Miles, Bull Bay, Black Am I, has collaborated with Bebble Rock’s lyrics deity Kabaka Pyramid for his latest single “Jah In My Corner”.
The two Ghetto Youths International camp members join forces on this fundamental rootsy instrumental, produced by Grammy award winner Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley.

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The acclaimed actress will join Hamer’s great-niece in discussion with the director of Fannie Lou Hamer’s America and au...
02/10/2022

The acclaimed actress will join Hamer’s great-niece in discussion with the director of Fannie Lou Hamer’s America and author of a biography on the pioneering civil rights activist ahead of the film’s world premiere on February 22 on PBS and February 24 on WORLD Channel.

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Reggae-based fashion-wear brand Riddim Driven is set to take the runway at a fashion presentation as a part of New York ...
02/10/2022

Reggae-based fashion-wear brand Riddim Driven is set to take the runway at a fashion presentation as a part of New York Fashion Week.

The event takes place February 10th at Manhattan’s prestigious Sony Hall (235 West 46th Street).
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02/09/2022

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The 2022 edition and the 40th anniversary of the long-running International Reggae and World Music Awards, (IRAWMA) init...
02/03/2022

The 2022 edition and the 40th anniversary of the long-running International Reggae and World Music Awards, (IRAWMA) initially planned to be held on May 1st this year, has been postponed to May 7, 2023.⠀


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02/02/2022

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The Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), founded by R&B superstar Rihanna, is betting on climate change as disasters, continue...
02/02/2022

The Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF), founded by R&B superstar Rihanna, is betting on climate change as disasters, continue to grow in frequency and intensity. The foundation has committed $15 million to 18 organizations working on climate justice across the U.S. and Caribbean in partnership with #StartSmall, Jack Dorsey’s philanthropic initiative.⠀


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#Repost @dancegrenada with @make_repost・・・The wait is over… See you next Sunday!!!•••#dancegrenada #dancegrenadadancefes...
02/01/2022

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02/01/2022

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Act Now: Justice For Garvey - Let Your Voice Be Heard. Go to justice4garvey.org #exonerategarvey #30days4garvey
02/01/2022

Act Now: Justice For Garvey - Let Your Voice Be Heard. Go to justice4garvey.org
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The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide...
02/01/2022

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown (Once On This Island, Choir Boy, co-director and choreographer of Fire Shut Up in My Bones) will begin performances on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street). The fully reimagined production will open on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Tickets are now on sale for the 20-week limited engagement at www.telecharge.com. The full casting and creative team will be announced at a later date.⠀


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Coronavirus Vaccine Researcher to Speak at Andrews University I need your help in getting the message below out over the course of the next week starting today. The wording and links below can be used by anyone and everyone along with the attached poster to get the message out (social media, word of mouth, church announcements, flyers, posters, etc). Let's work together and get the word out throughout our entire community (family, friends, churches, businesses, civic organizations, local, statewide, regional, national, international) especially to those generally underserved. This is exactly why our guest speaker Dr. Corbett accepted our invitation to speak about the safety and effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccines. Thank you, desmond ----------------------------------------------------------------- Coronavirus Vaccine Researcher to Speak at Andrews University Everyone is welcome to view on Thursday, January 28, 4:30pm EST. All are invited to view Kizzmekia Corbett’s online lecture at: https://andrews.zoom.us/j/98288823271?pwd=cC9POFhnWkNKRUtDSExuUFRiUDhmQT09 Press release: https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/57658
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Hello 👋🏾 Check out the latest episode of Melanated Mom Talk featuring Trinidadian Multi-media Artist Rubadiri Victor. On the podcast this week, Rubadiri gives a special live performance of “Hurricane Floyd: a mytho-poetic reading of current events,” we talk about the contribution women have made to his life and artistry, a campaign for living past police brutality in the #BlackInfinity and an urgent call for a #BlackHealthRevolution You can find Melanated Mom Talk on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play, (or where ever you pod) and on the WELM Media website: www.WELM.co/podcast
He lives up to today because he lived for others, you who live for yourselves will live in vain !
Please share widely! Contact friends. Order now. Request that your school and public libraries obtain copies – “Hubert Harrison: The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927” (Columbia University Press) by Jeffrey B. Perry from https://cup.columbia.edu/book/hubert-harrison/9780231182638 This is volume 2 of the Harrison biography. It is believed to be the first full-life, multi-volume biography of an Afro-Caribbean and only the fourth of an African American after those of Booker T. Washington, W.E.B Du Bois, and Langston Hughes!
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Finally, City Settles NYPD Assault Case For $5 Million Dollars
(NYPD Police Officer Larry Jackson) Brooklyn Federal Court entered final judgment for an award of $8,089,641.11, million dollars | The Sanders Firm, P.C. https://buff.ly/2y3JkP2 #CivilRights #excessiveforce #falsearrest #NYPD #nypdcorruption #LegalNews #news