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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.

Racial Equity Starts With You

Racial Equity Starts With YOU!

We all need to stand up. Racial equity starts with you; today and the next day until the constructed systemic apparatus of racism is dismantled. All lives don’t matter, until Black Lives Matter! We all have to learn to become Anti-Racist.

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