When Caribbean Heritage Magazine asked if I would be interested in interviewing writer-director extraordinaire, Steve McQueen about his series Small Axe, as part of their Salute to Hollywood Honorees, it was a no-brainer. At that point I had seen all his feature films, and I was an avid fan of his work.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mattel has announced two new one-of-a-kind dolls in their Role Model collection: The Cuban Queen of Salsa, the late Celia Cruz, and Dominican-American activist and author Julia Alvarez.
The dust around Buckingham Palace is yet to settle following the ruinous disclosures made by Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle in the recent televised interview with Oprah.
In less than two hours, the former senior royals shook the foundations of the 1,200-year-old institution when they alleged that race played a major role in the scathing attacks Markle was subjected to by the British tabloids in addition to the lack of protection and title granted to her son by ‘The Firm’.
Director, Producer and Activist, Euzhan Palcy Shares Her Journey during TIFF’s Women’s Month Celebration
In celebration of Women’s Month, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has revealed a month-long program of thought-provoking conversations and screenings of films of those who have been honored as Share Her Journey Ambassadors.
As a Guyanese-American, June sees the importance of uplifting her heritage, “I started looking up Guyanese actors and writers and there’s this pride in knowing that you’re going to do stuff in the world and everything matters.” Like the Guyanese luminaries before her, June has become a successful figure in the world of acting and playwriting herself.