Growing Out: Black Hair and Black Pride in the Swinging Sixties, by Barbara Blake Hannah

If you would like to hear Barbara talk about her book and more, tune in to Radio Jamaica tomorrow (Sunday, September 11) at 1:30 p.m. on Gerry McDaniel’s show “Palav,” where she will be special guest. A young, middle-class Jamaican woman, tired of the limitations of island life, arrives in London, England, to seek her … More Growing Out: Black Hair and Black Pride in the Swinging Sixties, by Barbara Blake Hannah

Real Revolutionaries

Yes, the Petchary has been slowed down by work and other writing pursuits.  This one, though, is a tribute to two men whose urgent voices have been quietened.  For now.  But they have been, and will continue to be, inspiring. Gil Scott-Heron loved the word “revolution.”  After all, he emerged during the heady days of … More Real Revolutionaries