Gate at Mother Emanuel AME

Day 3: Charleston South Carolina

Advertisements 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.

Day 1 & 2: The Dirty South

Advertisements 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 By My Bed: Part Two

Advertisements 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.

Trini Phrase: Bus Carbide

Advertisements 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!

Advertisements 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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