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Valley Brook Vacation Home

Valley Brook Vacation: Amish Farm

Ultimately, after a long journey from home, we arrived at the Amish Farm. The Valley Brook Vacation home is an Amish Farm snuggled near a brook in East Earl, Pennsylvania, approximately two hours away from Baltimore City.

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.

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!

Gate at Mother Emanuel AME

Day 3: Charleston South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina was originally called Charles Towne (for Charles II). The town was established by English colonists in 1670 on the west bank of the Ashley river, thus beginning the colonization of South Carolina. In 1722, it was briefly incorporated as Charles City and Port, and in 1783 it was reincorporated as Charleston.

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