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JAMAICA, WEST INDIES – Home of Olympic heroes Usain Bolt & Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price

During the first week of August, a sea of people dressed in black, green and gold occupied an enormous space teeming with electricity and excitement on the grounds of the Jamaica 50 Grand Jubilee Village, formerly the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica. The stadium was filled with lively musical celebrations, plays, movie screenings, fashion shows,… Continue reading JAMAICA, WEST INDIES – Home of Olympic heroes Usain Bolt & Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price

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Usain St. Leo “Lightning” Bolt

Usain Bolt is nothing short of a phenomenon.  He has earned his place among the greatest sports legends of all time. He is the world’s fastest man. Bolt became a professional athlete in 2004, but the he became a worldwide household name after he set world records during the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing.  Since… Continue reading Usain St. Leo “Lightning” Bolt

BLACK Cuisine, BLACK Events

BLACK Events: Taste of the Caribbean 2012

. The Taste of the Caribbean event was being showcased at The Hyatt Regency Miami, on June 20th-24th 2012 with all chefs from the Caribbean competing for their native homeland. This event was one event not to be missed, besides the delicious plates offered under one roof, The Taste of the Caribbean conducted seminars, educating and inspiring ones… Continue reading BLACK Events: Taste of the Caribbean 2012

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HELPING JAMAICA SMILE AGAIN

When Christopher Columbus first set foot on the island of Jamaica in 1494, he called it the single most beautiful place he had ever seen.  Millions of people who have visited the island have echoed the same sentiment since that time.  Jamaica has always been known for its beautiful landscape, pristine beaches and phenomenal weather. … Continue reading HELPING JAMAICA SMILE AGAIN

BLACK Cuisine, Culinary, Culture

BLACK Cuisine: Negril Village

New York....The New Negril Village After many months of hearing about the Caribbean restaurant Negril Village nestled in Greenwich Village, I decided to see for myself what all the buzz was about.  Upon arriving late Sunday evening, I at first glance noticed how strikingly fashionable and cozy the place felt. The decor was of vibrant… Continue reading BLACK Cuisine: Negril Village