Be Encouraged

To all the beautiful black girls staring at 30 Who don’t know what they’re doing, or what to get worked up about There is nothing wrong with you I promise… You are not too picky, too ugly, too bright, too happy, too independent, too educated Nah, you’re just right. Don’t worry about changing your hair, … Continue reading Be Encouraged

Anything left to save?

“The sun shineth, the land is green and the people are strong and creative” is the symbolism of the colours of the flag. Black depicts the strength and creativity of the people; Gold, the natural wealth and beauty of sunlight; and green, hope and agricultural resources.

On the eve of  Jamaica’s 53rd anniversary of independence I think about my beautiful island nation and its rich, tumultuous heritage. As always we celebrate Jamaica’s beautiful, yet difficult past. We talk about how far we’ve come, and all that we’ve accomplished and yet we are constantly being caught off guard by new challenges. What of the innovation, vision and redemption of our times? Continue reading “Anything left to save?”