Archive for July, 2016

Donald Trump – the lie of ‘truthful hyperbole’

Donald Trump – the lie of ‘truthful hyperbole’

| July 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

For anyone following the US Presidential campaigns, it has been a volatile voyage with great uncertainty about whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton will eventually emerge triumphant. We still aren’t into the season of direct debates between the two and the unleashing of their denigration of each other, although throughout the primaries we had a […]

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Miss Trinidad and Tobago launch Party tomorrow

Miss Trinidad and Tobago launch Party tomorrow

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carivog International invites you to the launch party of Miss Trinidad and Tobago UK 2016 and Miss Trinidad and Tobago Talented Teens Competition in London tomorrow evening at the Yaa Arts Centre, west London. All are invited for an evening of culture including dance, singing, steelband and more.   This event is supported by

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JN Money Transfer to launch ‘Fitness in the Park’

JN Money Transfer to launch ‘Fitness in the Park’

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

JN Money Transfer has teamed up with Our Parks to launch a free dance fitness programme for customers and members of staff. The programme will commence at Brockwell Park, South London on August 3 at 6pm and will be held every Wednesday at various parks across London, Midlands and Manchester until September 14. Our Parks, […]

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Networking and FREE drinks at Windrush Square

Networking and FREE drinks at Windrush Square

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Interested in networking and having some rum punch in a cultural African Caribbean atmosphere? If so, you are invited to join CaribDirect Multi-Media and Affinity Legacy Planning LL.P for a drink and a chat at Windrush Square, south London from 6pm on Monday 1st August 2016. The schedule for the March is as follows: 10am […]

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Bill O’Reilly: Slaves who built White House were ‘Well fed’

Bill O’Reilly: Slaves who built White House were ‘Well fed’

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention. More specifically, one comment, referencing the White House being built by slaves, has raised questions and controversy (despite this being a fact) and has had several voicing their own opinions on the matter. Enter Bill O’Reilly, host of the O’Reilly Factor on Fox News. For […]

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Smoochr: Black dating app allows search by skin tone, hair texture & lip size

Smoochr: Black dating app allows search by skin tone, hair texture & lip size

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

A NEW dating site targeting black singles, has come under fire for promoting colourism after users discovered it matches suitors based on skin complexion, facial features and hair texture. The site, Smoochr, claims that “there’s nothing ‘black’ about the sites we have now.” From Tinder and eHarmony, in the world of online dating there’s pretty […]

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Countdown to Women’s Empowerment Seminar

Countdown to Women’s Empowerment Seminar

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The St.Vincent and the Grenadines High Commission has organized its Women’s Empowerment Seminar for 2016.  This event will host over one hundred women who are already registered to attend. VENUE: HIGH COMMISSION FOR ST.VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES 10 KENSINGTON COURT LONDON W8 5DL DATE: SUNDAY JULY 31, 2016  All are asked to arrive at 12:00 […]

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Reach Society recognised for commitment to BAME in workplace

Reach Society recognised for commitment to BAME in workplace

| July 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reach Society has been recognised for its commitment to increasing Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation in the workplace by being named as a Finalist in the Future Workforce Award category at the Business in the Community Race Equality Awards 2016. The Awards are the only race equality at work awards in the UK […]

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St Lucian doll maker criticised for dolls being ‘too dark’

St Lucian doll maker criticised for dolls being ‘too dark’

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Model Mala Bryan began her Black doll company Malaville in 2015, and her line features four dolls of different skin tones. While three of the dolls  – Mala, Malina and Mhina – are lighter skinned, one doll, Maisha, has a deeper hue. And one customer took issue with Maisha. C. Lincoln posted a comment on YouTube saying “that one […]

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Caribbean cave hosts New World religious dialogue

Caribbean cave hosts New World religious dialogue

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anglo-Puerto Rican team discovers Latin inscriptions and Christograms next to spiritual iconography by indigenous peoples. Early European colonisers of the Americas are generally seen as religious zealots and violent oppressors, but the discovery of a cave on an uninhabited Caribbean island may lead to a rethink. A team led by the British Museum and the […]

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