20 September 2019
Ours is a Sick Society!

Ours is a Sick Society!


ON THE FRONT PAGE of the Searchlight of August 23 was a piece written by Lyf Compton, captioned “We can’t pretend a rape culture does not exist...
13 September 2019
Lessons from Dorian

Lessons from Dorian


Video clippings and reports of what appears to be the virtual destruction of the Abaco Cays and to a lesser extent Grand Bahama in the Bahamas were pa...
06 September 2019
Our era of animated corpses

Our era of animated corpses


An element central to our post-independence development is missing. It has to do with the absence of civil society groups. I say this as I reflect on ...
30 August 2019
A President totally unhinged

A President totally unhinged


Since the assumption of the presidency of the US by Donald Trump I have been describing that country’s politics as tragicomic.  Comedy and tragedy...
23 August 2019
Garvey and racial consciousness in the 1920s and 1930s

Garvey and racial consciousness in the 1920s and 1930s


IT IS DIFFICULT to think of anything else that could have contributed to the growth of racial consciousness at that time than the Garvey Movement and ...
16 August 2019
Remembering Patrice Reddock

Remembering Patrice Reddock


What I remember most about Patrice is the occasion on which I first met her. This I am fond of relating because it says something about the kind of p...
09 August 2019
Politics does really mek us stupity!

Politics does really mek us stupity!


I am appalled by the level of discourse in this country. If we are serious about lifting our country, we have to be honest to ourselves and be prepare...
02 August 2019
Remembering that  Momentous Day

Remembering that Momentous Day


Yesterday, August 1, would have marked 181 years since our foreparents emerged from some of the darkest days in human history. It had been a long and...
26 July 2019
The Journey Continues

The Journey Continues


In this 40th year of the recovery of our independence we will be marking 181 years since our foreparents were freed from chattel slavery. Those 40 y...
19 July 2019
Back to reality

Back to reality


Carnival is over so we have to take off our masks and face the stark reality. I said begin, because some people are still in the carnival mode. On Fri...