Posts Tagged ‘Jamaica’

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Music Spotlight – Talking Africa by Beres Hammond

A big weekend in New York, the official end of summer is always celebrated with the West Indian Day Parade on Labor Day (the first Monday of September in the States). The colorful floats, provocative costumes,

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Gil Noble – Interview with Bob Marley

This week we’re highlighting interviews from the late journalist and interviewer Gil Noble, who passed away this week at the age of 80. Noble’s long running television program “Like It Is” captured issues on the global Black experience. Watch below his interview with Bob Marley in 1978.

Puerto Viejo (Kids on a boat)

Snapshot – Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica

Curious kids on a boat in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Puerto Viejo is located on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica in the province of Limón. A trip to this region will have you feeling more like you’re in Jamaica rather than Central America.

Video Travel Spotlight – Kingston, Jamaica

Nelson George, Travel-Expert-At-Large from the online destination blackatlas.com, takes us on a trip to Kingston, Jamaica. Get to know the spiritual home of reggae, botanical gardens, and the first millionaire in the Caribbean in this video.

Indian Reggae: Yaar Sajan by Kailash Kher

If you’ve never visited to Beijing, China, you may be surprised by the large African and Caribbean population that, live, work, and play in the city and their contribution to the ever changing demographic landscape of Beijing. Recently I attended live music venue 2 Kolegas‘ Roots Rock Reggae monthly party. With an outdoor DJ set, […]