November 24, 2020

1 shot. 1 stabbed NY J’Ouvert parade

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One shot, another stabbed along route of New York Caribbean Carnival Parade BY DALE W. EISINGER, JOHN ANNESE, GRAHAM RAYMAN, ANDREW KESHNER From NEW YORK DAILY NEWS An unidentified man was stabbed during the parade on Monday. One person was stabbed and another person was shot along the New York Caribbean Carnival Parade route on […]

Reflectionz’ celebrates Neville Hines

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By Nelson King From Caribbean Life As Karib Vibrationz Mas sways on Eastern Parkway on Labor Day, gyrating masqueraders will also be reflecting on the work of veteran mas producer Neville Hines. “ ‘Reflectionz of Neville Hines’ bring back some of the great work Neville has done over the years he’s making mas,” co-band leader […]

Distorted and inaccurate mainstream media coverage marred the West Indian American Day Carnival parade –

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By J. McCallister From New York Daily News – and others also took aim at the Labor Day festival Newsweek.com reveals the carnival procession was pelted with “racially charged” and anti-Caribbean comments on a police officers’ website and Everybody’s Caribbean magazine says carnival leadership is out of step Yes, I said to the parade, not […]

West Indian Day Parade celebrates Caribbean cultures, but shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 others hurt

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By Emily Ngo And Jennifer Barrios From Newsday People in brilliantly colored costumes adorned with feathers and sequins danced down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn Monday to the cheers of more than 1 million spectators. The 47th annual West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights served as a celebration of Caribbean cultures in […]