We have come to the end of the year 2016. It has been a year filled with loss and with the unbelievable happening, but it has also been a year filled with amazing opportunities and door openings. 2017 is a year coming in like a lion’s roar and our futures seem uncertain, but let us go […]Read More Astro-Caribbean: Blast off to the Future
Since I’m in Barbados with my mother for Barbados’ 50th Independence Day Celebration, I thought I should share a children’s story I had been working on inspired by my mother and Barbados culture. I wanted to write a kind of Bajan Cinderella story after hearing about my mother’s childhood and learning more about the culture […]Read More StoryCraft: Jenny
Beaming in from Barbados –Back with the Astro-Caribbean series… The United States has a large comics book industry. But that doesn’t mean other places are not developing their own. As my parents are from Barbados and Dominica, I wanted to feature two comic book creators and publishers making it happen in the Caribbean: Beyond Publishing […]Read More Basic.Instructions.Before.Leaving.Earth: Caribbean Comics
This month I will be heading to the island of Barbados, where my mother is from, for a few weeks. So I thought why not do a few posts dedicated to speculative imagination of the Caribbean while I’m there! As one exhibition and book were titled, Who More Sci-fi than Us? Below is a video from […]Read More Astro-Caribbean Series!
Sorry everyone; I had a busy weekend and could not post on Sunday. So here is this post on Monday. *LAST DAY TO DONATE TO MY ATLANTIC IMPACT FUNDRAISER!!!!!!! Here are my posts from the past few weeks with Barbados Cultural Facts of the Day and other Barbados related posts. Please donate to my fundraiser […]Read More Moving on the Wires: This Week’s News and Posts (Monday Edition)
Last weekend, spoken word poet Aja Monet debuted her works from her upcoming collection, Inner City Chants and Cyborg Ciphers, at Kraine Theater, and it was an intimate exploration of Monet’s own personal stories and those stories extending out beyond herself to the cities of new York and Chicago, Paris, the Caribbean and the rest […]Read More Modern Griots Reviews: Aja Monet’s “Inner City Chants and Cyborg Ciphers”
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