Why Black Panther is More Substance than Hype

Why Black Panther is More Substance than Hype

I can’t quite put into words the feeling I felt sitting in the theater and seeing a movie – a major movie; a movie that was well written; a movie with a good plot, subtext, context, and inspiration; a movie that was so full-bodied and heavy – that...
“To Beat, or Not to Beat?” Is Not the Right Question

“To Beat, or Not to Beat?” Is Not the Right Question

If you were raised in a Jamaican household chances are you’ve gotten a good beating from a parent at some point, whether an aunt or an uncle, a grandparent, or some other relative. If you didn’t then I’m willing to bet you know someone who did. We Jamaicans ‘nuh...
Shame on you AJ [Editorial]

Shame on you AJ [Editorial]

Dear Editor, I was shocked and enraged to the point of tears to learn of Minister A J Nicholson’s statement and his subsequent hesitation to withdraw the statement on the premise that it was just a joke. Rest assured, Mr Nicholson, rape is no joke —...