Jamaica is truly a racial paradox. You can have athletes in Beijing, the majority who have brown to dark skin, representing the masses of Jamaica to the world burning up the track, then you have the Jamaica Miss Universe competition where a stunning beautiful light skinned racially ambiguous woman is selected as the winner. My […]
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I am against beauty pageants in all their forms. In my opinion they remind me of quadroon balls where women of color were basically vying for the attention of wealthy white men to marry and improve their stock. The question section was evidence of this archaic practice as the questions asked were not complex in […]
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This post is going to make a lot of Jamaicans angry if they read it but this is my blog, my thoughts, and my rules so if you have an aversion to hearing an opinion different from your own please stop reading now…Well so on to the real message of my post. We are currently […]
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