Topic Tag: diaspora

Culture, People, Caribbean Diaspora

Foyled again

When Caribbean Beat profiled Adonal Foyle back in 2001, the Grenadines-born centre for the Golden State Warriors pro basketball team was...

Read More

Culture, Literature, Arts

Andrea Levy: To be or not to be British

How can a book published only last year already be a classic? A good question, and the only sensible answer is, quite simply, because it is...

Read More

Culture, People

Gordon Espinet: “I had spent my whole life drawing faces”

I was born in Trinidad in 1961. My math is very bad, so that would make me 26! I’m the last of 13 children — a nice small family. I...

Read More

Culture, Literature, People, United Kingdom, Jamaica

Stuart Hall: “Culture is always a translation”

I was born in Jamaica, and grew up in a middle-class family. My father spent most of his working life in the United Fruit Company. He was...

Read More

Culture, Travel, Lifestyle, Caribbean Diaspora

Mustapha Matura: My London

I first discovered the West London area of Ladbroke Grove during the “swinging sixties”. At that time it was a vibrant...

Read More

Culture, Lifestyle, Caribbean Diaspora

Point and Click

If you want to know how many dotish people there are walking around these islands, then buy a camera, buy a camera. Imagine, years now I...

Read More

Culture, Music, People, United Kingdom, Jamaica

Caribbean Cleo — the Amazing Cleo Laine

Cleo Laine was 26 when she learnt that she had been born to unmarried parents. She’d never had a passport, suddenly needed one for a...

Read More

Funding provided by the 11th EDF Regional Private Sector Development Programme Direct Support Grants Programme.
The views expressed on this website are those of the the authors and do not reflect those of the Direct Support Grants Programme.