It is virtually impossible to speak on the greatness of the most high Marcus Mosiah Garvey in one blog post, so consider this an intellectual appetizer.
Popularly dubbed the father of Pan-Africanism, Marcus Garvey was responsible from leading the charge to emancipate Africans in the Americas from mental/psychological slavery (and in some cases physical).
American colonizers saw Garvey as their biggest opposition during that era and lead the charge to tarnish his character
Had some time on my hands and decided to steam two fish. I wanted to use a traditional Caribbean fish but the ones at the seafood market didn't look so fresh. I ended up settling for grouper fish (FYI my 1st time working with grouper) because it looked like the best option. I also wanted fresh Caribbean seasoning but when you're stateside, you just have to use whatever is available (tun yuh hand Mek fashion).
Prep Your Fish: Clean your fish by scaling, gutting, removing fins
Harry Belafonte Holding onto your roots can be challenging when you're growing up in the United States but you're of Caribbean heritage. It can be hard to get the authentic Caribbean experience, but our parents did try their best to make sure we were exposed to the better parts of our culture.
Calypso music was a Saturday morning ritual, as you could hear it blasting while everyone was doing their chores. It made cleaning up fun, and at times made you forget that we were ac