Birmingham International Carnival takes place biennially in Birmingham, England. Caribbean style carnivals were held in Handsworth Park there, from 1984 – 1994. The following year, the carnival moved from the park onto the streets of Handsworth, since which time it was known as the Birmingham Carnival. Since 1999, it has been held as the Birmingham International Carnival in Perry Barr, following a procession from Handsworth's Soho Road.
Caribana is a festival of Caribbean culture and traditions held each summer in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Annually Caribana draws hundreds of thousands of tourists from around the globe to Toronto's lakeshore. Caribana is a Caribbean Carnival event, that has been billed as North America's largest street festival, frequented by over 1.3 million visitors each year for the festival's final parade.
The British African Caribbean communities are residents of the United Kingdom who are of West Indian background and whose ancestors were primarily indigenous to Africa. As immigration to the United Kingdom from Africa increased in the 1990s, the term has been used to include UK residents solely of African origin, or as a term to define all Black British residents, though this is usually denoted by "African and Caribbean".
The Haitian Times is a weekly newspaper for Haitians living in the wider area of New York City, New York, United States. The newspaper is printed in English, as opposed to French or Haitian Creole, and is based in Brooklyn.
CaribbeanTales is a not-for-profit educational company that aims to showcase caribbean culture traditional and contemporary, local and diasporic, through producing and distributing a range of multimedia projects, including films, videos, radio programs, audio books, theatre plays, websites and events. It was founded by filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon, and is based in Toronto Canada.
Literature Alive is a multi-faceted educational project, produced by Toronto-based multimedia company CaribbeanTales and sister company Leda Serene Films, that explores the work of Caribbean-Canadian authors. It comprises a documentary series (commissioned for Bravo! Canada, and first broadcast in October 2005); a series of audio books; a website and a radio series for the CBC.
Ras Kassa (born on November 1, 1974 in Kingston, Jamaica). Ras Kassa a.k. a The Guru is Jamaican filmmaker who has garnered most of his success from his directorial of mainstream TV and music videos. Ras Kassa formed his own company, The Guru Films in 2007.
The Final Passage is Caryl Phillips's debut novel. First published in 1985, it is about the Caribbean diaspora exemplified in the lives of a young family from a small island of the British West Indies who decide to join the 1950s exodus to the mother country. They arrive in London full of hope, but their hopes are thwarted while new challenges, if not opportunities, never thought of before, seem to arise.
African Caribbean leftism refers to left-wing political currents which have developed amongst various African Caribbean communities in the Caribbean, the United States of America, Great Britain or anywhere else, they have chosen to settle.