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Caribbean-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Peter London

Caribbean-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Peter London

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Peter London is the Artistic Director, Choreographer, and Founder of the Peter London Global Dance Company based in Miami, Florida. Before his success as a kindhearted dancer and asset to the world of dance, he began his dancing journey at the age of six, practicing in Laventille, Port of Spain, the Republic […]

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Miramar’s Vice Mayor Seeking Nominations of Caribbean American Community Leaders

Miramar’s Vice Mayor Seeking Nominations of Caribbean American Community Leaders

[MIRAMAR] – In recognition of Caribbean American Heritage Month, Miramar Vice Mayor Yvette Colbourne is seeking to highlight Miramar residents. Specifically those who have made significant contributions to the Caribbean community and/or the Miramar community at large. Vice Mayor Colbourne will recognize awardees at the Miramar Cultural Arts Center on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at […]

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Mind Food International On a Quest to Develop Corporate Leaders in Jamaica

Mind Food International On a Quest to Develop Corporate Leaders in Jamaica

by Howard Campbell [KINGSTON, Jamaica]  – Jamaica’s politicians and private sector leaders often bemoan a lack of commitment and conviction among the country’s youth. But Natassia Barrett-Wright has empathy for those considered wayward, having endured considerable hardship in her early years. A leadership and Human Resources practitioner, she and her husband Jamar operate Mind Food […]

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Friends of Whitfield All Age School (Jamaica) to Honor Educator, Ivy Barrett

Friends of Whitfield All Age School (Jamaica) to Honor Educator, Ivy Barrett

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Friends of Whitfield All Age School in Jamaica under the distinguished patronage of Dr. Allan Cunningham the Global Jamaica Diaspora Council  Representative for the 13 Southern States will be honoring noted retired educator Mrs Ivy Barrett. Mrs Barrett has been an educator for over forty years. In addition, she has been teaching at […]

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Magenta Thomas of Fort Lauderdale Wins Scholarship at Emerson College

Magenta Thomas of Fort Lauderdale Wins Scholarship at Emerson College

Emerson College Entrepreneurship Expo Announces 2021 Winners  [BOSTON, MA] – Nineteen Emerson College student entrepreneurs recently competed in a virtual entrepreneurship exposition to win cash prizes to launch their ventures. Ashley Blanco of Boston, MA took first place in the competition for her business venture ARK (Anxiety Relief Kit). Ashley was awarded $5000 to launch […]

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Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP Awarded the Prestigious Ring Certification

Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP Awarded the Prestigious Ring Certification

[MIAMI] – Hamilton Miller & Birthisel is proud to receive the Recognizing Inclusion for the Next Generation (RING) Certification.  This achievement is awarded to organizations demonstrating an ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Recognizing Inclusion for the Next Generation (RING) offers a new gold standard to identify, promote, and celebrate qualifying organizations. RING demonstrates its […]

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The Eric Williams Memorial Lecture has a New Home

The Eric Williams Memorial Lecture has a New Home

[AUSTIN, Texas] – The Eric Williams Memorial Lecture (EWML) has moved from Florida International University to its new home at the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies at The University of Texas, Austin. Founded in 1999, the series honors the late Dr. Eric Williams (1911-1981), was a scholar, and statesman. He […]

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The World Needs More People Like Trinidadian, Michelle George Bermudez

The World Needs More People Like Trinidadian, Michelle George Bermudez

[Port-of-Spain, Trinidad] – There’s often one person whose ambitions, as herculean as they may seem to the naked eye, is necessary and humbling to those looking on from a distance. In Trinidad and Tobago, a female Primary school teacher is proving that service goes beyond the portfolio that comes when one chooses a particular career […]

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Nominations for 30 UNDER 30 Caribbean Changemakers Open Today

Nominations for 30 UNDER 30 Caribbean Changemakers Open Today

Ignite Caribbean 30 Under 30 Changemaker Awards returns  [WASHINGTON, DC] – The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) will commemorate National Caribbean American Heritage Month, by honoring 30 Under 30 Caribbean Changemakers for exemplary leadership. ICS will honor 30 Under 30 Caribbean American Emerging Leaders at an awards ceremony to be held on June 19th. The […]

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Jamaican, Damian Williams Tapped to Head U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York

Jamaican, Damian Williams Tapped to Head U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York

by Howard Campbell [NEW YORK] – Another American official with Caribbean heritage has been earmarked for a high-ranking  position. The latest is New York prosecutor Damian Williams. Tapped to head the influential U. S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York, he has strong Jamaican roots. His father is from Westmoreland parish and […]

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