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Shakers of St. Vincent

by Lisa Archibald

Shakers mourn. The pointer covers mourners’ heads with white bands and whispers passwords in their ears. With crosses and candles in hand, mourners prepare for ecstatic spiritual journeys. The pointer repeats the password to them so... Read More

Book Review

A Traveller's History of the Caribbean

by Lisa Archibald

Ferguson’s in-depth guide to the Caribbean-from the arrival of its indigenous races to the political climate of the region in its current state-is a necessity for the tourist whose tastes are broader than pink sands. This is not a... Read More

Book Review

Beyond the Limbo Silence

by Lisa Archibald

Elizabeth Nunez, Beyond the Limbo Silence explores a young woman’s journey to maturity through fully embracing her cultural heritage. It’s 1963, and Sara, a young Trinidadian woman, is awarded a scholarship to a small college in... Read More

Book Review

Heartlove

by Lisa Archibald

Written in the spirit of self-help books by African Americans for African Americans, Haki Madhubuti’s HeartLove takes black people on a journey within themselves. In a community that struggles to maintain family ties and keep its... Read More

Book Review

A View from the Mangrove

by Lisa Archibald

So little of what is said about the Caribbean reveals the history of its worlds. Indeed, it is quite often reduced to images of exotic females, sandy beaches and lilting accents. Such a narrow view detracts from the cultural nuances and... Read More

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