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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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".
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.
Chanise said: "When I was younger, I was bullied for having Afro-Caribbean hair and told that I looked like I had a 'fluffy rabbits bum' on top of my head.
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.
The role family background patterns played on Afro-Caribbean and African American students' achievement was not deeply explored.
My takeaway will be different to the rest in the street because I will be doing Afro-Caribbean food.
Afro-Caribbean respondents identified their race as Black and their ancestry in countries in the Caribbean such as Jamaica and Haiti.
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.
That's precisely what San Francisco Bay area's master percussionist John Santos and his Coro Folklorico Kindembo have accomplished with the fascinating and powerful La Guerra No, ah Afro-Caribbean masterpiece.
Nigerian-born Grace opened the doors to RNK Afro-Caribbean Restaurant and Juice Bar, in Bebington, last year after customers of her catering service encouraged her to spread her culinary wings.
Afro-Caribbean, South African and South American flavours are all starting to attract a following, driven in part by consumers holidaying in more exotic destinations and wanting to recreate these cuisines at home.