Barbados elects first president, replacing UK Queen as head of state - CNN
Short documentary to be screened at ttff (Trinidad Guardian).
Just learned that the musician and singer of the group Kassav', Jacob Desvarieux died in August of Covid. RIP, you will be missed by generations.
Coming from #Guadeloupe to Paris, he founded Kassav' as a studio band, looking for an all-caribbean sound. Kassav' became one of the very few bands how can sell out stadiums for days.
#zouk #gwada #caribbean
One (maybe the) of the last releases of Jacob feat. Admiral T.
‘We brought colour to this country’: the matriarchs of Notting Hill carnival | Notting Hill carnival | The Guardian
Crying for #haiti - the s** just never seem to end.
Nice list of Caribbean literature, ten must reads by @shaunduke
I'll add "The Dragon Can't Dance", "The brief history of seven killings" and one of the Naipaul books, and mark Omeros as "only pick it if you know what you are doing".
#np Sunday Chill out:
Busta 929 & Almighty SA – For The Bros (Tribute Mix)
Save the #caribbean creal languages:
Dominica fights to save Creole forged by slaves in Caribbean – Repeating Islands