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  • blog September 29, 2016

    Photo Essay: Brooklyn’s Labor Day Carnival 2016

    Lemme tell you something/about Labor Day in Brooklyn / Everybody jumpin’/ Labor Day in Brooklyn/ Everyone was seen jumpin’ up like mad/ Just like the Carnival there in Trinidad….Nobody can watch me and honestly say/they don’t like to be in … Read more »

  • blog February 13, 2015

    Guyanese Mixtape Double Feature

    The nation of Guyana is an intensely diverse place: It has ethnic groups from every continent–India, Africa, China, and Europe, as well as its indigenous peoples. It’s in South America, but very much part of the English-speaking Caribbean. And you … Read more »

  • hip-deep December 3, 2011

    Diaspora Encounters: The Indo Caribbean World

    Competition between communities of Indian and African descent has been a mainstay of politics and culture in the former British colonies of Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana. This rivalry plays out in institutions from the University of the West Indies … Read more »

  • interview December 3, 2011

    Peter Manuel on Indo-Caribbean Music

    Peter Manuel is an ethnomusicologist at City University of New York, and an authority on the music of the Caribbean. His book East Indian Music in the West Indies: Tan Singing, Chutney, and the Making of Indo-Caribbean Culture (Temple University Press, 2000) won … Read more »

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