Tagged: jamaican

Jamaican sprinter Shevon Stoddart featured in new book

Jamaican sprinter Shevon Stoddart featured in new book

  Jamaican Sprinter,  Shevon Stoddart, is featured in a new book  Dark Girls: Celebrating Amazing Women of Color  by American Author/Director, Actor Bill Duke. In the book  celebrities such as Lupita Nyong’o, Vanessa Williams, Sheryl...

Stew Peas with Pigs tail

Stew Peas with Pigs Tail is the epitome of my childhood. Sure you can have it with salt beef, pigs tail and salt beef, even with vegetables as a no meat option. But Stew...

Is Bob Marley Pot (Ganja) coming to a store near you? Will Bob Marley be the first global brand of marijuana?

Is Bob Marley Pot (Ganja) coming to a store near you? Will Bob Marley be the first global brand of marijuana?

  Bob Marley Poster – Courtesy of Amazon.com US based Privateer Holdings Inc., a private-equity firm and investment fund that specializes in marijuana businesses, has announced it is creating a line of Bob Marley-inspired...

This Day in Jamaican History: The First Black Police Chief in Canada’s History is Jamaican

This Day in Jamaican History: The First Black Police Chief in Canada’s History is Jamaican

On this day in Jamaican History: On November 2, 2012, Jamaican Devon Clunis was sworn in as the 17th chief of the Winnipeg Police Service during a ceremony at City Hall. His the first...

Happy Birthday Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle

Happy Birthday Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle

  On September 21, 1979 Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies was born. Jamaican Chris Gayle a new record for the fastest century in professional...

Are you old enough to remember Hurricane Gilbert?  – On this day in Jamaican History

Are you old enough to remember Hurricane Gilbert? – On this day in Jamaican History

On September 12, 1988 Hurricane Gilbert hit Jamaica as a Category 4 storm. Approximately 45 people lost their life. Gilbert was the most severe hurricane to hit Jamaica since Hurricane Charlie in 1951. The...

Tessanne Chin returns to “The Voice” to perform this Tuesday & Join the Summer USA Tour

Tessanne Chin returns to “The Voice” to perform this Tuesday & Join the Summer USA Tour

Jamaican native and Season 5 champ Tessanne Chin, along with runners-up Jacquie Lee and Will Champlin, return to “The Voice” this Tuesday, May 13th, 2014.  They will perform on the same stage where they...

On this day in Jamaican History: Omar “ Ratty” Daley

On this day in Jamaican History: Omar “ Ratty” Daley

On this day Jamaican national footballer, Omar “ Ratty” Daley was born on April 25th 1981. He has more than 50 caps playing for the Jamaican national team. Daley currently plays as a winger...

Jamaican challenges stereotype in the ‘I, too, am Oxford” photo project featuring students of colour

Jamaican challenges stereotype in the ‘I, too, am Oxford” photo project featuring students of colour

A Jamaican is one of the 65 students of colour being featured in the  ‘I, too, am Oxford” project.  Using signs the students share what they experience daily because of their race. See all...

Jamaicans please stop celebrating Toronto Mayor Rob Ford use of Jamaican Patois. He is enforcing Jamaican stereotyping

Jamaicans please stop celebrating Toronto Mayor Rob Ford use of Jamaican Patois. He is enforcing Jamaican stereotyping

It is surprising how many Jamaicans are “bigging up” Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s use of Jamaican patois. The above picture has been making it’s rounds on social media by Jamaicans praising Ford and calling...