Shouter Baptist Religion

The Shouter Baptists

Vibrant, evocative, expressive; a European Christian religion fuelled by the rhythms and traditions of West…

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Nothing But a Man

Nothing But a Man (film classic)

Shot in black and white in 1964, Nothing But a Man is a simple, poignant…

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Race in America

‘Why do you think Romney has such a lead among whites?’ asked The Washington Post, as if racial prejudice isn’t part of America’s history and daily life?

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black power sporting salute

Tommie Smith and John Carlos on Higher Ground

Black-gloved fists raised aloft, on a sweltering hot night in Mexico City, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos propelled themselves into history.

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Shouter Baptist Religion

Natural Mystic: Coming from The Shouter Baptists Faith

Vibrant, evocative, expressive; a European Christian religion fuelled by the rhythms and traditions of West Africa, yet totally indigenous to Trinidad; is the Shouter Baptist faith.

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Nothing But a Man

Nothing But a Man (1964) 95 min

‘Nothing But a Man’ is most impressive because it’s nothing but a love story set amongst the harsh realities of racism in America. And you don’t see that very often; black characters considered suitable leads for cinematic fiction.

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No Place To Be Somebody

America may have its Spike Lee, Toni Morrison, Tyler Perry, Oprah Winfrey or Danny Glover, to name a few, but the recent success of British films at the box-office has brought with it no significant or corresponding improvement in the profile or fortunes of our black writers, actors and movie makers.

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Winter in America: A Taxi Here & There

Friends told me, ‘DC’ meant ‘Dark City,’ so I packed my bags and headed for a year in “The Nation’s Capital” – Washington, District of Columbia, U-S of A. The day is a Saturday, 12th October, and The Million-Man March is scheduled for Monday.

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