Browsing Tag

caribbean

  • Black History

    Pictures from the past

    I saw these pictures and read the caption. To be fair, I didn’t read in depth what they were about. The picture did all the talking really. All of these pictures were paintings from…

    15/10/2014
  • Black History

    Black History Month Introduction

    So, it’s here. The month that is supposed to highlight the good, the bad and the ugly parts of black folks’ history regardless of where we’re from. Growing up in school I NEVER learnt…

    03/10/2014
  • Black History

    In the Spotlight #5 – Claudia Jones

    While finishing up with the Nella Larsen post, I wanted to see if there were any connections between the Harlem Renaissance in America and a British Afro-Caribbean cultural movement here (like carnival for example).…

    14/06/2014
  • Culture

    I have you know, I like my ‘fro

    I saw this photo on twitter via @BlkHistStudies which reminded me of an image of my 10 year old self and the ideas I had. Growing up in a predominately white neighbourhood I had…

    08/12/2013