The journey to overcoming structural racism is one where the deck is stacked. Speak your truth and face reprisal or bite your tongue- stay quiet and get along by getting by.
We continue to tell a lie.
Yesterday we celebrated Emancipation day. Trinidad and Tobago was the first independent country to declare a national holiday to commemorate the abolition of slavery in the British Empire.
Growing up in Belmont in the 60s and 70s, my fondest memories are of a strong community, family and extended family values and spirit.
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