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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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Patricia Chin, Co-Founder of VP Records an Immigrant Success Story

Patricia Chin, Co-Founder of VP Records an Immigrant Success Story

by Derrick Scott [WASHINGTON, DC] – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks has lauded the contribution of Ms Patricia Chin and her Husband “Randy”.  Both in the development of Jamaica’s reggae music and its promotion through their business Randy’s Record Mart and VP Records. “Since its emergence, reggae music has come to be […]

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Women’s Month Spotlight: Olanikee Osibowale Blends Wellness, Spirituality

Women’s Month Spotlight: Olanikee Osibowale Blends Wellness, Spirituality

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Olanikee Osibowale is a spiritually led woman, guided by her ancestors, and owner of two powerful brands, Goddess Detox and SelfishBabe. Goddess Detox is her multi-million dollar spiritual woman wellness brand. SelfishBabe SelfishBabe is her personal development and lifestyle brand where she teaches spiritual self-love practices to women globally. Olanikee chooses to […]

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USVI Department of Tourism Mourns Passing of Judi Nagelberg

USVI Department of Tourism Mourns Passing of Judi Nagelberg

[U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS] – The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism joins the Office of the Governor, members of the tourism and hospitality community, and countless Virgin Islanders in mourning the loss of Seema “Judi” Nagelberg. Committed, enterprising and engaged, Judi came to St. Thomas in the 1960s on vacation, fell in love with the […]

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Linda Houston-Jones, a Champion of South Florida’s Arts +Cultural Scene

Linda Houston-Jones, a Champion of South Florida’s Arts +Cultural Scene

[SOUTH FLORIDA] – Passionate about the arts are the words that personify Linda Houston- Jones. She constantly pushes the boundaries of creative innovation. Linda was born in Lakeland, grew up in Daytona Beach; she lived in Coca Beach her senior year before moving to South Florida. Ashanti Cultural Arts & Enrichment, Inc. Launched Over the […]

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Jael Joseph, the Island Girl with the BIG idea

Jael Joseph, the Island Girl with the BIG idea

[TORONTO, Canada] – As an immigrant in Canada Jael Joseph quickly realized in her early days in the North American country, that her ethnicity would play a great role. Especially in how she navigated life in this new locale.  She was part of the minority. Even so, her heritage made her part of a smaller […]

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City of Miramar Celebrates Women’s History Month and Honors Female Leaders

City of Miramar Celebrates Women’s History Month and Honors Female Leaders

[MIRAMAR] – The City of Miramar will celebrate Women’s History Month by spotlighting female leaders who have impacted their community. In addition to those who have shattered glass ceilings and who are considered present-day trailblazers. Commissioner Alexandra P. Davis has spearheaded an effort to recognize all female leaders at the City. One dynamic woman will […]

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