Meesha Robinson

Meesha Robinson

Caribbean American Senator Defends NFL Anthem Protests

Kamala Harris, a Caribbean American member of the United States Senate, has weighed in on the controversy surrounding professional athletes protesting during the playing of the American anthem, stressing they had the right to oppose injustice. In a direct attack against the position on the issue by U.S. President Donald Trump, who blasted the players for kneeling or showing any other sign of protest during the playing of anthem before games, Harris recently defended the athletes’ freedom to express themselves.

Art Garfunkel’s Memoir Garners Praise

Music Legend to Present Memoir October 15. Co-presented With Books & Books.  On October 15, Art Garfunkel will take the stage in the Miami Dade College Auditorium to discuss his new memoir, a hybrid blend of notes, poetic snippets of language and stories about his youth as part of the musical duet Simon & Garfunkel. This event is co-presented by Books and Books and the Miami Book Fair.

‘Pure Evil’: Gunman Murders Over 50 At Vegas Concert

Las Vegas, a popular United States entertainment hub visited by hundreds of Caribbean nationals each year, was the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in United States history earlier this month. A lone gunman, operating from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, sent a barrage of automatic fire on a crowd of some 22,000 attending the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, a country music event.

T&T’s Road To Independence

Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Independence on Aug. 31 each year. This year, that date marked the 55th Independence from Britain for the twin-island republic. Originally, Trinidad was a Spanish colony. In 1797 it was conquered by the United Kingdom. Tobago was a Dutch colony as early as the 16th century, but has been ruled by Britain, France, the Netherlands and the Duchy of Courtland over the years.

Message From Eric Fliss SMDCAC Managing Director

Dear Friends,  We hope that you and your families are safe and secure and that all of our friends, neighbours, and community partners are also safe post Hurricane Irma. We sustained minor damages at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, which we are in the process of repairing now.

Food And Water Distribution Locations In Lee County

Florida National Guard distributing food and water in Fort Myers after Hurricane Irma. Food and water distribution centers are scattered across Southwest Florida to help those in need after Hurricane Irma left the majority of the population without power and displaced. Florida National Guard distributing food and water in Fort Myers after Hurricane Irma. Food and water distribution centers are scattered across Southwest Florida to help those in need after Hurricane Irma left the majority of the population without power and displaced.

Are You Willing To Protest Or Boycott The NFL?

"Colin Kap is under attack! What do we do? Stand up, fight back!" – Rally at NFL NYC headquarters.  Will “Kap” play in the National Football League (NFL) in 2017/18? Are black NFL fans Angry enough over the Colin Kaepernick situation willing to boycott the NFL for that cause? Public Enemy Chuck D thinks they need to be. “Think about it. You have owners and you have players.. They have the choice and right to do whatever they want to do in their fields.” Chuck thinks that “If people want change they ‘fight the power’ with actions…It’s up to the fans”.

HSI & H/3 Foundation Launch Animal Rescue & Relief Initiative For British Virgin Islands In Aftermath Of Hurricane Irma

Animal rescue efforts in BVI intensify as HSI and H/3 Foundation deploy veterinary team.  STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Global animal charities Humane Society International and H/3 Foundation Inc. have launched an animal rescue and relief initiative in the British Virgin Islands, following the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma. The initial members of an emergency veterinary team have already arrived on the island of Tortola. Additional HSI veterinarians and technicians, as well as H/3 Foundation volunteers, are scheduled to arrive over the next several days, bringing crucial supplies including food, carriers, hay for farm animals and equipment to support the rescue efforts.
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