Here’s a video clip in which a Trini mom explains that after observing changes in her nine year-old son’s behaviour she became worried that something was wrong. On attending a PTA meeting she heard teacher express concern about boys performing oral sex on each other at school. She then states (quite matter-of-factly, in my opinion) that only after she beat her son, to get him to talk, she…
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Today I posted this video of a Caribbean mom beating her 12-year-old daughter with a belt for talking to and sending photos of herself to a man online. In the comments which followed on the CODE RED facebook page two persons wrote that they were unable to watch the video as they felt sick to their stomachs.
I was taken aback by their comments. Or rather, I felt their comments were dishonest.
Guest post by Colin RobinsonWho’s Next? is a free noon event on Thursday at NGC Bocas Lit Fest at the Old Fire Station in Port-of- Spain. Seven intriguing new voices offer a tease of T&T’s writing future. The literary festival is overflowing with treats. I’d promised to unwrap more today, but life has overtaken literature. There’ve been resignations, and calls for resignations: independent…
i crowdsourced the list below in response to Georgia Popplewell’s assertion that soca artists would
While she may have been speaking…
There will be no pictures of you and smiling African children
In the village where you did a semester abroad
As a global citizen.
No cutting-edge electronic journals will be created
To recycle the same ethno-centric ideas
The revolution will not be PDFed.