Caribbean Reads for this Year!

Since finding out that my grandad is Jamaican, and after being immersed in part of the Caribbean culture with Carnival, I have been obsessing over ways to learn more about my culture and my roots. As if a sign from God, one of my favorite book pages on Instagram posted several book challenges we shouldContinue reading “Caribbean Reads for this Year!”

West Indian Day Parade

Homie called me up a few weeks ago and said, “Hey, have you ever been to Brooklyn for Carnival?” I was like, “Nope.” Of course, I checked that it was ok with my family, but I said yes! I’ve been to Caribbean Carnivals in Atlanta, Miami, Charlotte, Columbia (SC), and Raleigh. I hope to goContinue reading “West Indian Day Parade”

My Daughter’s First Caribbean Carnival

I’ve been playing mas for years. My daughter has seen me pack and unpack feathers and bedazzled bras for fifty million times. This year, she asked if she could go. Of course I said yes! My little 25% Caribbean heart (my granddad on my mom’s side is Jamaican) jumped with pride. So, I picked aContinue reading “My Daughter’s First Caribbean Carnival”