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Carnival Experiences You Can’t Miss Out On

Carnival is perhaps the biggest cultural celebration that takes place in Jamaica each year. Some of the festivities kick off in January and last until about the middle of April. Because of the length of Carnival, it’s almost impossible to see it all, especially if you don’t live …

Coachella 2018

Coachella is a yearly music and arts festival held in Indio, California. The lineup changes each year and started in 1993 with Pearl Jam as the main performer. Coachella will be held April 13-15 and April 20-22, 2018. Here’s more information about the performers and what it’s like …

Jamaica Bacchanal Carnival

Music that touches your soul, costumes that leave little to the imagination and a feeling of immense unity are what make up Jamaica’s Bacchanal Carnival. Thousands of people gather together for days on end celebrating with each other through song and mas. Here is a little bit more …

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King brought hope and healing to America.  I could not recall a time more than now that we need to remember all the things that he stood for, and the life that he led full of compassion, dignity, courage, humility, justice and truth. Dr. King’s …

Barbados Crop Over vs. Trinidad Carnival

Barbados and Trinidad have two festivals that seem to compete with each other as far as which one is the best: Barbados Crop Over and Trinidad Carnival. Each one is very culture centric so you get to enjoy the music, food and customs, but which one is better …

Black History Month 2018

Black History Month 2018 Black History Month is an annual celebration that began under President Gerald F. Ford in 1976, to recognize and honor achievements of black Americans, as well as a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in the history of our great nation. …