Afro-Caribbean

(redirected from Afro-Caribbeans)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Afro-Caribbean

a person of African descent who has migrated from, or is living in, the Caribbean. In the context of the UK, the term is used to describe people who were part of the post-World War II labour migration of inhabitants of the Caribbean Islands, and their descendants in Britain.
References in periodicals archive ?
Garry Stewart, who served with the Royal Signals in the Falklands, is spearheading a campaign for Afro-Caribbean soldiers to be honoured by their "mother country".
Issues of concerns and the political priorities for Caribbeans are largely given by the economic and class incorporation of Caribbeans in New York and have been mediated by their cultural distinctiveness and by how race has been constructed in the City: the ethnic "invisibility" that Afro-Caribbeans confronted as they were subsumed under the rubric "black," the ethnic/cultural distinctiveness highlighted among those arriving from the more racially ambiguous Spanish-speaking islands, and the economic shift from a manufacturing center to one based on services, all have contributed to the environment in which Caribbeans lived after the Second World War and particularly after 1965 (e.
The first wave of Afro-Caribbean immigrants who arrived in the U.
The five-strong range of Cuisine Africana-branded dishes was launched by Kiny Foods into big city branches of Londis, Nisa and Costcutter last November to target Afro and Afro-Caribbean communities.
Indeed, the historical context chapter provides perhaps the work's best explanations for the conflict between ideal European colonial notions of family and the practices in which many Afro-Caribbean people engaged while in the Caribbean.
Could this serious allegation, that has fuelled so much hatred in Handsworth and Lozells, be a cruel lie that has festered - with tragic consequences for both the Afro-Caribbean and Asian communities?
Production manager Carys Williams says, 'We are particularly keen to find descendants of some of the first Africans and Afro-Caribbeans to arrive in Wales, many of whom came as houseboys and servants to the great houses of 17th and 18th century Wales.
It's hard enough for Afro-Caribbeans to break into the media in front of camera, but harder still to get into the production side.
LIVERPOOL: A wide mixture including Chinese, Afro-caribbeans and Asians
The lack of black faces in the north that led English judge Mr Justice Rougier to provoke outrage after he suggested that it made it an ideal home for an Asian who had a fear of Afro-Caribbeans.
Based on the Registrar General system [6], a significantly higher proportion of Afro-Caribbeans than whites were classified as being of manual (i.