#ActivistProblems · International Issues · Justice and Penal Issues

What Trini Activists Can Learn From Colin Kaepernick

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

International Issues · Justice and Penal Issues · Local Issues

Hang George Zimmerman

Imagine yourself, mindlessly scrolling through facebook looking for the next YouTube video or funny comment (shouldn’t be too hard for most folks)…¬†Only, in your simple social media travel you find a different kind of video. It’s not nyancat or Gangnam Style. It’s the forced confession of a man held in some basement somewhere, saying that… Continue reading Hang George Zimmerman

Frontline Lessons from Other Sectors · Local Issues

Hair Stands The Revolution

The title of this post is not a typo. It might seem silly at first, but it’s definitely not a mistake. Earlier this week, the principal of Bishop Anstey & Trinity College East Sixth Form School sent folks home for having facial hair that she didn’t approve with as head of the school. Some might… Continue reading Hair Stands The Revolution

International Issues · Local Issues · Regional Issues · Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Just in case you missed homophobia…

For some, the fight for LGBT rights and equality has entered annoying territory. Especially for those who are homophobic to some degree, it just sounds like a childish argument for more ice cream after the kid just finished a bowl themselves. All over the world, there has been more concessions and allowance and acceptance for… Continue reading Just in case you missed homophobia…