Capitol Building Washington, DC

2021 – The Capitol

“The mob attacks on the Capitol are not so much “unprecedented” as they are consistent with America’s history of white backlash to racial equality and white entitlement to political, economic, and social control.”
– Dr. Kellie Carter Jackson

Kirt Morris: Trini In Xisle

A Migration Story

Race/Ethnicity is the fundamental pillar of American society I learnt quickly. No longer a Trinidadian or a West Indian. Now, the appropriate box to check was Black or African American.

Eddum Pettus Bridge

Day 6: Selma & Montgomery Alabama

The struggles and victories that took place in Alabama during the 1950s and 1960s roused an entire nation to the truth of racial injustice and hatred that affected African-Americans all over the United States.

Olympic Park: Atlanta Georgia

Day 5: Atlanta, Georgia

After leaving Tybee Island and Savannah, it was time to travel to Atlanta, Georgia on day five of the dirty south road trip. I was super psyched to be in Atlanta to tour Centennial Park, The World of Coke, Sweet Auburn Avenue, and the Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. centre.

Trinidad Poet: Lasana Philbert

The last time we highlighted Lasana on TriniInXisle, he had just concluded his inaugural book of poetry. He is a Trinidadian poet and is out now with a second collection of poetry. Enjoy!

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