While I don’t believe any masquerader intentionally does this, let’s take a look at some attitudes/perceptions that people may have that contribute to the misappropriation of Caribbean carnival.
Reflecting on how the reality of COVID-19 challenged my mental health and how sharing my feelings with others brought reassurance that I was not alone.
Flags embody the spirit of a culture and its rich history.
Taking a moment to reflect on the challenges I faced dating someone completely unfamiliar with Caribbean mas and the culture.
If your cultural background is holding you back from enjoying the experience, trust and believe there is nothing to worry about.
A quick run-down of my very first experience in Trinidad and with Lost Tribe.
Scared to wear a thong? Let’s talk about why you shouldn’t be.
Masqueraders, Bands, Promoters, DJs and other facets of the industry really didn’t see this coming. No one was prepared.
Sometimes we need something snappy. The problem is, a whole set of denigrating values comes with the notion of fast food. Words commonly linked to the term include insipid, low quality, mass produced and so on. It is enough to have you reaching for a bottle at 1.00pm. This snootiness is simply not always justified any more.