Why I made An Effort to Embrace My West Indian Roots – Kayla B

     Growing up primarily with my Afro Cuban mother, knowing my Cuban roots was second nature. It was in the yellow rice and black beans as comfort food. It was the guayaberas my grandfather sported and the customs of my mother’s family. Growing up with my mom, I was exposed to my Cuban heritage and…

The Celebration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month

  Do you see your flag?  I see mines!!!   There it is ! Yes, PANAMA! Okay, Let me not get distracted. I’ll give you a few seconds to find your flag.  Recently, I learned that the month of June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. This is something I had no clue was celebrated nationally, but newsflash …IT…