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Black Fact of the Day: August 17, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 17, 2019
On this day, August 17, 1887, the Honorable Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, was born in Jamaica. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 6, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 6, 2019
On this day, August 6, 1962, Jamaica gained its independence from the British and part of Queen Nanny’s vision came to light. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
David Mack Builds Community Bridges Through the Arts
July 11, 2019
The executive director of Invertigo Dance Theatre seeks to unite communities, give inspiration and shape the forefront of the arts in Los Angeles. ... read more »
INNA DE YARD: THE SOUL OF JAMAICA a winning doc, not to be missed!
May 2, 2019
This documentary follows the human adventure of men and women who embody Reggae and wear Jamaica’s soul as a banner. ... read more »
Head: Yardie Film Review
March 21, 2019
Elba Makes Directorial Debut with Jamaican Coming-of-Age Drama ... read more »
Four Hundred Years and We Still Ain’t Clear: Distortions of Black History
February 28, 2019
“…there is this misguided group of Afrodescendants, who are throwing shade at those who are not ‘American descendants of slaves’ ADOS. Their shade is an odd version of the "am I Black enough for you" game that some folks ran against President Barack Obama, and are now running against Presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Corey Booker.” ... read more »
World’s Largest Independent Reggae Label VP Records Celebrates  40th Anniversary
January 10, 2019
VP Records, the world’s largest reggae music company, announces a year-long calendar of activities in celebration of its 40 years in the United States. The year will feature a variety of music and cultural events, products, historical exhibits and experiences, in Jamaica, across the U.S., Toronto, Canada and London, England.  ... read more »
The Lions Roar Into Union Station with Reggae Celebration at Season’s Third Cocoa Concert
December 11, 2018
Free Cocoa Bar, Christmas Craft Corner, Kids’ Zone and Santa Selfies Highlight Holiday Happenings ... read more »
Female Entrepreneur Breaks Cultural Barriers in Jamaica
November 22, 2018
Dancehall queen is breaking cultural barriers with her organization’s first-ever international Wan Move Diaspora Experience (WMDE) Conference and festival ... read more »
Institute of the Black World 21st Century Conference
August 9, 2018
More than two thousand came from the greater Newark/New York region, Black America and the Pan-African world, drawn by the urgent impulse to connect, network, bond, share and unite in the wake of the most hate-filled, demagogic and divisive presidential campaigns that produced a presidential regime, elected by less than a majority of the popular vote, embedded with racism, white nationalism and Islamophobia.  It was one of the most threatening moments since the arrival of Africans on these hostile American shores. ... read more »
Team USA Beat Bolt in His Last 100m Race
August 10, 2017
Bolt has stirred the Track and Field scene since his Olympic debut in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. ... read more »
Actress Mara Hall on Cannabis: “Moderation is Key”
July 16, 2017
Host Maleena Lawrence catches up with friend and actress Mara Hall on the Canna Cool Lounge Red Carpet ... read more / watch video »
Family of Marcus Garvey pushing for presidential pardon
August 25, 2016
The younger Garvey said he has lived his whole life with the fact that his famous father was a convicted criminal ... read more »
Jamaica homicides jump 20 pct, to highest level in 5 years
January 14, 2016
  Violent rivalries among Jamaica’s lottery scam rings have helped drive the Caribbean island’s homicide rate to the highest level in five years, according to police. ... read more »
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