DOUGLA GIRL

Trini-American girl just taking over the world.

Dougla: a word used by people of the West Indies to describe people of Indian and African descent.

Join @CallalooTheBook this weekend at Art Craft @NationalHarbor, 8/30, 3pm! #books #kids #reading #callaloo #caribbean #dc #nationalharbor

Great news! We have been selected as featured performers at the H St. festival in DC on 9/20! Stay tuned for more details! www.callaloothebook.com @callaloothebook @hstreetfestival #hstreetfestival #callaloo #books #kids #reading

We gots to be careful out here.
Art work by @niconoflaw #blackmanseason #ferguson #michaelbrown

Next up on my summer reading list. Love me some Barbara Corcoran! #sharktales #barbaracorcoran #summerreading #business #entrepreneurship #sharktank

…that’s just America.

Documentary of the Week: “Soul Food Junkies” directed by Byron Hurt. An incredible film on the history of African-American food, it’s critical role in the fight for liberation and the lack of healthy food options/health crises that plagues urban communities. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IvggBwtDPk

Did you know Rita Moreno was the only Hispanic actor in the 1961 movie “West Side Story”. She was the first Hispanic to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. #legend #puertorico #latina #actress #hollywood #nuyorican #nyc #ritamoreno

SAVE THE DATE: 9/28! @callaloothebook has been selected to be part of the Baltimore Book Festival! www.callaloothebook.com #baltimorebookfestival #baltimore #books #literacy #caribbean #reading #callaloo #kids #MD

Great night previewing Get On Up and such beautiful work from Chad portraying James Brown. So proud and happy for you man! For all you creators out there, the producers said it took 10 years to develop this film. Never give up on your ideas. Make sure you see the film opening weekend! #getonup #jamesbrown #LA #PGA

Book 3. The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan. #thefemininemystique #mcsummerreading #summerreading #books #bettyfriedan #feminism #women #book3 #summerreading #reading

Photo by Marlon James @moderndaycaveman
Dress by @meilinginc
#maracas #trinidad #tobago #fashion #meiling (at trinidad and tobago)

Exodus. #bobmarley

As soon as I got back to LA I was greeted with thank you letters from the 3rd grade class at Leith Walk Elementary School in Baltimore. Their words and pictures of @callaloothebook were so kind, thoughtful and creative. Definitely made me cry. These moments make the struggle worth it. #callaloothebook #caribbean #kids #baltimore

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