A lot of Trinbagonians, and maybe some Caribbean folks in general, most likely looked at the story of Colin Kaepernick and rolled their eyes. Oh, look, another rich kid joining the Social Justice Bandwagon, some of you are saying, who cares. Well, I do. And you should too, I think. Not necessarily because Kaepernick’s one-man protest… Continue reading What Trini Activists Can Learn From Colin Kaepernick
A Facebook friend of mine, a gay man from another island studying in Trinidad, asked me if he was safe. I don’t have an answer for him.
I’ll be the first to say there’s at least one problematic thing about Kirk Franklin’s music…but would I say his music isn’t Christian?
We’re called to carve safe spaces for them in our homes, schools, churches…in our entire communities! And that is the only reason I intend to return to the church now – to preach God’s Love, whether the Anglican Communion likes it or not.
So…if an artist that you admire – that inspires you – passes away, and in the grief that you’re experiencing you find out that he’s a sex offender…how should you respond?