Front of house.

Day 1 & 2: The Dirty South

Travelling down interstate-95 dotted athwart the pine tree rich panorama in North and South Carolina like blisters on an adolescent’s face is Trump/Pence 2020 insignia, advertisements lamenting you to yield your life to Jesus, big bold signs for adult entertainment and conspicuous manifestations of the confederate battle flag. Welcome to the dirty south.

Books

Books By My Bed: Part Two

As a youngster, my granny and her companion had a bookcase at the house in Victory Street, Arima, Trinidad. It was typically locked, but one day, I hungered of acquiring the volumes of the mini assortment of publications stashed within. This is the story of the favourite books by my bed.

Bus Carbide

Trini Phrase: Bus Carbide

While growing up in Mayaro, my grandparents neighbour was a welder by trade. His children frequently used to bus carbide during the holiday season.

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.

James Baldwin

I WAS Afraid

Recently I was asked to speak at two company events where over five thousand participants joined via a Zoom conference. I was afraid.