Interview with Hadiya Sewer, PhD candidate in the Africana Studies department at Brown University. Disaster capitalism in the U.S. territories in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria. (1 hour)
Category Archives: Caribbean
Strength and blessings to friends and family in the Virgin Islands, and everyone dealing with the destruction from Hurricane Irma. Stay #VIStrong! 4 minutes.
Hurricanes, Crisis in Guatemala, Queens of the Virgin Islands, Orzbo Report, pants. 13 minutes.
Auntie Janice Tutein shares the story of Minnie Minnie at the 2017 St. Croix Agrifest. The video is part of Encyclopedia Jumbie, a media archive of Afro-Caribbean culture associated with the Virgin Islands Caribbean Culture Center
For the occasion of the Transfer Day Centennial (March 31, 2017), Denmark has made a digital archive available to English speakers in a new website. The archive includes historical records from the Danish West Indies before the transfer of the Caribbean islands to the United States in 1917.
Season Finale: Transfer Day Centennial Edition. 16 minutes.
Fidel Castro has died at 90. The revolutionary leader held power trough 11 presidents and over 600 assassination attempts, mostly planned by the CIA. As a new US administration takes power, what will the future look like for Cuba-US relations? 13 minutes.
“On November 23, 1733, a group of enslaved Africans carrying concealed cane knives killed six of the seven soldiers stationed at the fort and fired a canon to announce the beginning of the historic St. John Slave Rebellion.” -Kwesi Ronald Harris. VI Freedom Fighters Day is November 23.