Category Archives: RedboneAfropuff in the Global South
Light Women in Yellow

Yellow became my favorite color several years ago because by wearing it, I could prove that my skin is not…

Christians, Africans and Me

At the Emancipation Day parade in Trinidad, something happened that I didn’t expect: Jesus showed up. The truck we had…

Home is where I belong

On Aug. 1, I was marching in the Emancipation Day parade along the streets of Port of Spain, Trinidad, the finale of…

Public ‘Freedom’ and Private Consciousness

Do public celebrations commemorating emancipation, heritage and history help to instill a private consciousness in the people of the communities…

Dance Feminism

I spent a portion of my last day at 33 dancing and thinking about the messages in the dance. On…

Feliz Navidad

This should be a post about masculinity and female sexual expression as observed and/or experienced from the dance floor of…

These are my people, and my people believe in family

Finally felt that affinity with other African people when I was in Tobago. I looked out into the salt water…

Place, race and rooted research

Despite the photos I’m posting on Facebook and Twitter, this trip isn’t all, or even 10%, about the beach. It’s…

Tie the heifer, loose the bull: learning gender and family in Trinidad

I don’t know that the above quote is my favorite new saying, but it definitely stuck out to me and…

Eating Like a Poor Person

  Update 07/19/2014: Since I’ve given up on trying to upload audio for the photo voice project, I’ve decided to…

An outsider who blends in

Click here to listen to the music with the above photo Update 07/16/2014: I’m having some technical difficulties with the…

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