The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music is celebrating its 10th anniversary this weekend with a performance of the International Women of Reggae at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts.
Hear from members of the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble about how they keep their cultural heritage alive.
“The Ark of Return,” a memorial to slavery’s victims, was recently unveiled at the United Nations Visitors Plaza, Caribbean Life reports.
The National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica came to the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts with a number of works on March 21-22.
Wooden sculptures by Jallam Eudovic were on display at the Consulate General of St. Lucia in NYC for celebration of the Caribbean nation’s independence 36 years ago.
Find out about an African American migration to Russia in the ’20s and ’30s; the multimillion-dollar renovation of an Afro-Caribbean cultural center; and a Brooklyn-based designer whose move online got the attention of Beyonce, all in the latest episode of “Independent Sources.”
Caribbean Life reports that artists of Haitian and Dominican background are featured in a Washington Heights exhibit, something that might seem “impossible on the island of Hispaniola itself.”
New works by Haitian artist Frandy Jean will be on display at the Theater for the New City, The Haitian Times reports.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at where the country stands five years after the earthquake and reports on efforts to preserve the indigenous languages of Quechua and Kichwa. The Haitian Times heads to the largest memorial in the Northeast for the anniversary.
On the anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, Jean McGianni Celestin writes in the Haitian Times about the parallels between the struggles of the Haitian people and Black communities in the U.S.
A vodou ceremony in New Jersey connects participants with their African roots and honors both the living and the dead, Feet in 2 Worlds reports.
In a one-woman show, Ingrid Griffith plays 18 characters as she tells the story of coming to the U.S. from the Caribbean nation of Guyana.
Rosanne Small-Morgan and her husband, immigrants from the Caribbean, have written a book about their struggles to get support for their autistic son Zane.
Two Caribbean transplants offer hard to find films to viewers anywhere, anytime.
The Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program will be implemented by the Department of Homeland Security and work to reunify Haitian families, reports Brooklyn Brief.