4 Reflections on T&T 52nd Year of Independence

The greatest privilege I grew up with was the quality of conversation in my home. In many ways, my family is more interested in the year we became a Republic and the historical movements that led up to that event; however, Independence, our 52nd year, is a powerful occasion for us to reflect on the …

5 Things About Afro-Trinbagonians You (Never) Knew: Emancipation Blog

Five things people of African heritage confront in Trinidad and Tobago: 1. “African people is one set ah people.” Yes, in songs we are one people but we are not a monolith. There are Africans on the continent, African Americans, Afro-Caribbean Americans, Afro-Brazilians, and Afro-Trinbagonians. Among Afro-Trinbagonians there are middleclass professionals, upper class chocolate folk, …