I Could Have Been Among Prime Minister Theresa May’s Disinherited (Part 1): A Guest Post from Professor Bernard Headley

I am honored and pleased to share the first part in a two-part article, submitted by my friend Professor Bernard Headley, who has remained steadfastly focused on the plight of immigrants, including deportees, over the years. This is a personal story, as they all are: stories about people, families, fathers and sons and daughters. I … More I Could Have Been Among Prime Minister Theresa May’s Disinherited (Part 1): A Guest Post from Professor Bernard Headley

In The Debates About Immigration, “Foreign” Is Also a Noun: A Blog Post by Dr. Anne C. Bailey

Here’s a book review from Dr. Anne Bailey, Jamaican/American teacher and scholar (and blogger – you may find her blog at http://annecbailey.blogspot.com )  The topic of migration is – for Jamaicans as well as many other nationalities – an endlessly fascinating and complex one that has as much resonance as ever in various contexts. Dr. Hilary Robertson Hickling’s … More In The Debates About Immigration, “Foreign” Is Also a Noun: A Blog Post by Dr. Anne C. Bailey

The Diaspora Matters. But Should We Engage in a Different Way?

There is much ado about the Jamaican diaspora this week, with the launch of the biennial Diaspora Conference tomorrow (April 4th) at the Office of the Prime Minister, Jamaica House. However, the Canadian Delegation (the Jamaican Diaspora Canada Foundation) has decided not to attend the Conference, because of the short notice and a change of date. … More The Diaspora Matters. But Should We Engage in a Different Way?

Belly Full! Lend Your Support for an Upcoming Book on Caribbean Food in the UK

Today is World Food Day. It seems just the right day to tell you about a very interesting new venture: a cookbook/storybook in the making that tells the stories behind Caribbean restaurants, bars and food places across the United Kingdom. There are, of course, solidly established West Indian communities in areas such as Harlesden, North … More Belly Full! Lend Your Support for an Upcoming Book on Caribbean Food in the UK