Sometimes we don’t pick up on what our Caribbean moms are trying to tell us until life hits us right in the face. It is hard to sift through all of the sayings to get to what we need to know – those real-life lessons. Some moms, like rapper Trina’s mother, said, “I can show you better than I can tell you.”
opportunity to check out the sessions, and also participate as a reader for the Goodnight Montserrat story series.
For the past 10 years, I have been advocating for children’s content (books, movies, music) that highlights Caribbean culture. So you can see why I am so excited about The Caddy Club – a feature-length animated film out of Trinidad and Tobago.
It started with a swollen ankle that lasted the entire summer. And then his knee. During every ER visit I told them about my dad, and every time they told me that it was just growing pains.
Every year, I have celebrated Caribbean American Heritage Month as well as the anniversary of SocaMom in June. This month, I felt like I wasn’t doing much of anything, but when I look back on how I spent the month,…