Carrying banners painted with #1Island and signs stating that “Haitian Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter,” demonstrators at Union Square rallied against the Dominican Republic’s moves to strip Dominico-Haitians of their Dominican citizenship.
A walking tour of spots frequented by the Richmond Hill Indo-Caribbean community addressed ways to help a population that has “exploded” in the past decade, finds Queens Courier.
News India Times reports on the June 20 competition between high school cricket players from around the city.
The Dominican community is divided regarding the impending massive deportation of undocumented Haitian immigrants back home, El Diario reports.
A Jamaican-American photographer from the Bronx hopes to reinvent the world’s view of his borough through stories, photographs and audio on a new site, BronxNarratives.com, reports Caribbean Life.
Experts, including those who have focused on the history and culture of Cuba, say new buyers may have missed their chance to acquire “authentic” Cuban art.
Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte wants the NYS Assembly to pressure the U.S. Congress to condemn the Dominican Republic’s 2013 Constitutional Court for its ruling that would strip 250,000 Dominicans of Haitian descent of their citizenship, The Haitian Times reports.
The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music celebrated 10 years with performances from female reggae artists at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on April 25.
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.”