Carifiesta Montreal—Carifête in French—is one of the city's more engaging parades. A July tradition since 1975, it celebrates Montreal's Caribbean community with beautiful costumed carnival dancers, steel drum performances, and vibrant personalities taking part in the...

The South African-British actress will star as pioneering Jamaican nurse, Mary Seacole, in the film.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw continues to take on roles of black women in history we need to know about on the big screen.

The South African-British actress is set to play pioneering...

In the fall of 2005, when I was 21, I started a Ph.D. program in English. But within a couple of days, I’d realized that it wasn’t for me. I didn’t have a sure plan, but I knew this wasn’t a part of whatever the future held for me. Having recently completed college and...

Naomi Campbell’s You Tube channel, ‘Being Naomi’ is one of the greatest things to ever hit the fashion and beauty sphere of the Internet. The insanely gorgeous 49-year-old decided to grace us with her everyday beauty routine and we are thankful.

She smiles into the...

June 26, 2019

State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Far Rockaway) will give a glimpse into the Caribbean Carnival in the Rockaways when he hosts a kick-off for the third annual event in collaboration with the West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA), the Rockaway Developm...

The first time we showed the Fenty Beauty campaign trailer internally, a room full of business leaders, including myself, got very emotional. It was the first time underrepresented, underserved women and cultures were featured in a global prestige beauty campaign.  

We...

The morning before Juneteenth, Corina Harrington and her sister Miriam Torralba left San Antonio shortly after sunrise and headed south to Mexico, retracing a portion of the same route their African American ancestors followed in 1850 when they escaped slavery in the U...

June 15, 2019

On Saturday, June 7, 2019, began at 12 noon and ended at 6:00 pm,  the People of the Sun Middle Passage Collective along with Medgar Evers College Student Government Association and Akeem Productions paid tribute during the 30th Annual Tribute to the Ancestors.  It was...

June 14, 2019

What started out as a beautiful day full of sunshine quickly turned into a downpour, like a tropical storm. Though the weather turned on a dime the mood at the Jamaican music festival in Queens didn’t. The sun was shining from within as the people danced to good music...

June 9, 2019

FIFA Women’s World Cup record

Twenty-one years after the men’s side first played at the FIFA World Cup™ in France, Jamaica's women’s team will, coincidentally, also be making their global finals debut in the European country. A spirited side, the Reggae Girlz made histo...

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