Tiktok has been probably the saving grace of this pandemic but following Caribbean TikTokers…even better. From impersonations to music to food/culture – like Machel said –…
Whooooo this review has been a long time comingggggg. Last year around this time, I decided to visit London for Notting Hill Carnival 2019. I had been putting it off for a while but finally FINALLY bit the bullet. Bare with me but I’m going to go in chronological order from band launch to the actual road experience.
With the current racial tensions in the United States after the deaths of George Floyd, Breanna Taylor and countless others murdered senselessly – silence in regards to these issues basically meant complicity. At that point, I didn’t know what to say or how to express my own experiences with racism/micro-aggressions as an Afro-Caribbean woman living in the United States.
It’s July and I was supposed to be on my way to St. Lucia for carnival; in fact this was the costume I was going to wear *insert tears here*.
So there’s this trendy product called Hair Paint Wax (if you didn’t already know) that allows you to color your hair for a short duration of time without bleaching, dying permanently etc. Insert story time HERE.
Bahamas Carnival 2020? Here’s what you need to know before you go. Logistically, one of the most accessible Caribbean carnivals in terms of cost and location and a quick carnival stop for any carnival-goer (from newbies to veterans).