Higglers

The play set in the downtown area of Kingston provides the life that most higglers in Jamaica experience on a daily basis. We are first introduced to Girlie who we can assume is the leader of the turf that she shares with Pearl and her nemeses Tony. Girlie who shows dominance in the group we …

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Dear Young Girl

I'm sorry that you are at a stage in your life in which you question who you are and why this had to happen to you.  I'm sorry that the media has placed too much emphasis on this unfortunate turn of events and cast your accuser as somewhat a victim.  I'm sorry that you are …

Christmas Time: The search for Happiness 

It's Christmas Time !!! A time for togetherness and remembering the birth of Jesus Christ for those who are spiritual persons.  This morning, most of us have that one or few relatives that can cook and would have had the ham ready and cakes baked with the presents under the tree.  I'm currently in bed …

It’s Time to Talk

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. The international campaign originated from the first Women's Global Leadership Institute coordinated by …

Love Potions for the Skin

Growing up, I always felt that I was “too black”. Among that I never used to feel beautiful, I felt unloved, unnecessary and worthless, just because I was black. I got teased a lot in primary school, it would happen quite often too. My skin color was the first thing someone would use to refer …