Tag: Jamaica

Steve McQueen’s Lovers Rock Authentically Captures the Joyful Resilience of the Black Diaspora

Screenshot: Amazon Prime Video/YouTube When I went to London for the first time, I thought it was Jamaica. As a nine-year-old born and raised on the Caribbean island, I thought of the UK in terms of what I’d seen on TV and read in the literature books set in Britain that were part of my […]

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Fans Are Roasting The Questionable Outfit Adele Wore For London Carnival

Adele’s name is buzzing online, but it isn’t for news about her long-awaited new album. Although she did share some information about the anticipated follow-up to 2015’s monster hit 25 recently, this time she’s trending for an entirely different reason. The singer posted a photo of her costume for Notting Hill Carnival in London and […]

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Expression Session — Tasting Four Rums In The Appleton Estate Portfolio

Last week on UPROXX Life’s Expression Session, we took a break from all things whiskey and dove into the world of dark rum. I love dark rum. It’s a great drink that suits sipping and cocktails with equal measure. Admittedly, I’m a bit biased since I moonlight at Berlin’s oldest cocktail bar which happens to […]

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Jamaica’s Supreme Court Rules That School Can Ban Child With Dreadlocks (No, We’re Not Kidding)

A statue of reggae artist Bob Marley in Kingston, Jamaica. Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) If you’ve ever heard the statement ‘anti-Blackness is global’ and wondered what it truly meant, consider this news: the Supreme Court in Jamaica, an island whose population is around 80 percent Black people, has ruled in favor of a school that said […]

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