Compiled by D. Alissa Trotz Alissa Trotz is Editor of the In the Diaspora Column In November 2016, two Barbadian women, Ronelle King and Allyson Benn started what has now become known as the #LifeInLeggings movement, where survivors of various manifestations of violence against women shared their personal experiences, putting a public spotlight on sexual abuse, sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence throughout the Caribbean.
By The Caribbean Voice The Caribbean Voice is a New York-based NGO that has been involved in social activism since its launch in 1998.
By Dhanaiswary Jaganauth University of Guyana (Dhanaiswary Jaganauth is a member of the Informal working group for language policy and language rights) In 1999, UNESCO proclaimed February 21 as International Mother Language Day.
Sabrien Amrov is a PhD student in Human Geography at the University of Toronto in Canada The murder of six Muslims at an Islamic Center in Quebec City, Canada, on Sunday January 29th has generated great public outcry.
Aziz Choudry Aziz Choudry is associate professor and Canada Research Chair in Social Movement Learning and Knowledge Production in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, Montreal, and visiting professor at the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation in the University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Education.
By Lear Matthews Lear Matthews is Professor, State University of New York, Empire State College.
I arrived in Havana, Cuba, on the evening of Sunday, December 4. Earlier that day Fidel Castro’s ashes had been privately interred at Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba.
By Fitzgerald Yaw Dr. Fitzgerald Yaw is Director of Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Vice Chancellor, The University of Guyana.
The Caribbean Voice is a New York based NGO that has been involved in social activism since its launch in 1998.
By Mark Schuller Mark Schuller is Associate Professor at Northern Illinois University and affiliate at the Faculté d’Ethnologie, l’Université d’État d’Haïti.
By Mark Schuller This column was first published on Common Dreams (www.commondreams.org) on Wednesday October 5th, 2016 Mark Schuller is Associate Professor of at Northern Illinois University and affiliate at the Faculté d’Ethnologie, l’Université d’État d’Haïti.
By The Caribbean Voice The Caribbean Voice is a New York based NGO that has been involved in social activism since its launch in 1998.
By Cornel Grey Cornel Grey is a PhD Student at the University of Toronto whose research focuses primarily on black geographies and surveillance studies.
By: Naicelis Rozema Naicelis Rozema is an independent researcher and former teacher at Queen’s College, Guyana.
By Samuel Braithwaite Samuel Brathwaite is a lecturer in the Department of Economics, the University of the West Indies, Mona Introduction In May of this year, I was asked by Prof.