Category : News

11 months ago

Mishandling of COVID-19 at Eastham Plantation

  When originally published by mongoosedistro.com, this story was illustrated with a drawing of a white Jesus in handcuffs and leg irons with a ball and chain. For the Bay View National Black Newspaper, editor Malik Washington chose this painting...

11 months ago

Mother Says Son Killed At Anse La Raye Was ‘Very Troublesome’

The mother of an Anse La Raye man who died from an apparent gunshot wound to the head, says he was ‘very troublesome’. “The boy had trouble with everybody and everybody had trouble with him,” Agnes Danzie told St Lucia Times. However, she said he was...

11 months ago

Joyce Gordon and her gallery

Downtown Oakland, Calif. – Managing Editor Nube Brown speaks with renowned gallerist and arts and community advocate Joyce Gordon on growing up in Berkeley, how she got Joyce Gordon Gallery started, the importance of the youth and the future of he...

11 months ago

Dr. Caesar Churchwell, a leader who made a difference

by Lin Robertson for the San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce& Dr. Caesar Churchwell passed away Sunday morning, Feb. 7, 2021, at 2:00 a.m. He was with his family at home when he said goodbye. Even in his last hours, he was...

11 months ago

‘Jelly Boy’ Charged For Illegal Gun, Ammunition

Police have charged Jaleel Hunte, aka ‘Jelly Boy’ for possession of an illegal gun and ammunition. Law enforcement officials say they charged him on Saturday. His bail hearing was scheduled for Monday. According to the police, officers fr...

11 months ago

COINTELPRO, soccer and the water in our eyes

Haitian fans cheer the Brazilian national soccer team outside Sylvio Cator Stadium in Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004. by Malaika Kambon This story originally appeared Aug. 25, 2004. In much the same way that the Brazilian soccer...

11 months ago

Saint Lucia Implements $37 million Japanese Infrastructure Grant

Press Release:– Physical work has officially commenced on the Cul De Sac Bridge Reconstruction Project, under the ambits of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour. Financed through a $37 million Eastern Caribbean Dollars Grant...

11 months ago

COVID-19: Thirty New Cases, 71 Recoveries

Press Release: Today Monday February 15, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation from the Ezra Long Laboratory of 30 new cases of COVID-19. This is from a batch of 121 tests conducted on samples taken during the period Februar...

11 months ago

African American Heritage Celebrations at Dallas ISD

Dallas ISD’s 2021 Black History Month theme is “Celebrate Blackness,” and the district’s Racial Equity Office invites everyone to join in the celebration. The activities include presentations featuring Black professionals sharing their journeys to su...

11 months ago

Black Woman Opens Factory Making Bricks from Recycled Plastic

(Photo: Gjenge Makers) Meet Nzambi Matee, an entrepreneur from Kenya who is the founder and owner of Gjenge Makers, an innovative company that transforms plastic waste into bricks that are more durable than concrete! Matee, a materials engineer, fou...

11 months ago

Shootings, Assaults And Vehicle Accidents Prompt SLFS Responses

Two shootings, physical assaults, bush fires and road accidents were among incidents prompting Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) responses. The incidents occurred between Friday and Monday. The disclosure came from SLFS spokesman, Damian Jn Baptiste. H...