In this episode we discuss the gangsta stories of one of the largest Maroon strongholds to ever exist. 20,000 strong, holding on to ancient African traditions, we show love and tell the stories of the complex legacy of the Maroons of Suriname, some of the most gangsta rebels in Caribbean history. Featuring our guest Nii Tetteh, the chocolate voice from the Motherland See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 04/27/22
An epic Love Story of Madison Washington and his wife Susan. Madison escapes slavery in Virginia, travels over 1000 miles to freedom, only to return into the belly of the beast to save his wife. In an unbelievable twist of fate, this story is by all means unforgettable. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 03/01/22
Published 03/01/22
An insight into the history of the Maroons of Dominica, a country with the last Kalinago stronghold, home to Maroon country that was larger than the entire island of Barbados. Stories of resistance and rebellion against enslavement, and the complex dynamics of societies in the Caribbean . Featured music - The Kalinago National Anthem, as features in the Miss Kalinago pageant 2016, Dominica, performed by the Dominica Kalinago community.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...
Published 12/09/21
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Published 11/22/21
The church, one of the largest and most powerful institutions in the world. The church has shaped this planet from schooling, to economics and of course the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade. From validating slavery, petitioning for abolition but also being grafters and slave owners themselves. Addito In this episode learn about Amazing Grace writer's life as a slave trader, Dominica's African slave economy was founded by a Black Christian, how Barbados plantations bolstered the Church of...
Published 09/24/21
In history books the stories of our Indigenous people have been often whittled down to scattered accounts of food they ate, stone axes and genocide by Europeans. But what about love? Revenge? Honour? Valour? What about friendship and betrayal, incredible skill, and real gangsta action by the people who walked the Caribbean soil for centuries before murderous Columbus and his crew foot? Find out some unforgettable stories that are so epic they should timeless films. Stories that are uniquely...
Published 08/07/21
Bringing our Caribbean History to life! here to teach you things the school books won't, from our indigenous people, our Indo-Caribbean culture, African heritage and so much more. Our history is beautiful and dynamic and far from boring... So get to know yourself through Know Your Caribbean   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/25/21
Kicking off our first episode with everyone's favourite - Gangsta Stories. We Bring 3 incredible and very different stories from three different Caribbean nations with one common thread - all of these freedom fighters hail from Ghana. Learn about the dynamics of the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade, and how wars in Africa became alive and well in the Caribbean. With special guest Nii Tetteh   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/25/21