Afro-Caribbean


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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.
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It took place in Walsall town centre on Saturday, August 10, bringing different communities together to celebrate the work and contributions of the Afro-Caribbean communities in the town.
"In the Afro-Caribbean community, if a boy's hair is not long and plaited, or put in dreadlocks, we are expected to cut the hair very short for a smart tidy appearance.
The Afro-Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT) tried to find a donor for Delroy, whose match can only be someone of Afro-Caribbean descent.
At this week's meeting of the Strategic Policing and Crime Board, Chief Constable Dave Thompson admitted the number of Afro-Caribbean youngsters held in cells seemed "disproportionately high".
Chief Constable Dave Thompson admitted the number of Afro-Caribbean youngsters held in cells seemed "disproportionately high" at a meeting of the Strategic Policing and Crime Board.
Hall (1992:110) points to the intellectual limitations that arise from the assumption that European cultures and languages were a 'terminus ad quem' for Afro-Caribbean populations.
In the case of Afro-Caribbean immigrants, the issue is complicated by the fact that they arrived in the early decades of the 1900s with a deep ambivalence over their racial and cultural heritages, the legacy of a colonial, slave-based past (Buchanan 1979).
He was an afro-Caribbean teenager, around 5''6 tall and wearing a black baseball cap with a large peak and a gold sticker.
Special Note to Readers: Afro-Caribbean = voluntary immigrant, a person who chose to migrate to the U.S.; African American = involuntary immigrant, a person who did not choose to migrate, but whose ancestors were brought to the U.S.
THE owner of a boutique in one of Coventry's oldest streets wants to convert it to a takeaway specialising in Afro-Caribbean food.
Trichologist Renee Lagrange, who specialises in Afro-Caribbean hair in Harley Street, London said: "People get bald patches because they don't rest from wearing weaves and stress to the roots can cause temporary hair loss known as traction alopecia.