Culture

7 Worst Caribbean Accents in Film and TV

Words by Nneka Samuel Whoever invented the saying imitation is the sincerest form of flattery clearly never heard anyone butcher a Caribbean accent. Rife with ...

Cosplaying in the Caribbean

Words by Natalie Goode-Henry Cosplay has reached the Caribbean. Yes, it may be the eve of Halloween, but playing dress up is nothing new for the islands of Jam...

10 Funniest Jamaican Spoof Videos

Words by Natalie Goode-Henry Yuh readi to laugh out loud? POTENT has compiled the funniest Jamaican spoof videos circulating the Web. So grab some sorrel and prepare to play the bumbaclott!! drinking game as the hilarity ensues. Let's guh... 1. J...
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Curry Making Strides with Alzheimer’s

Words by Kristal Roberts  If you walk into any island home, you’re almost guaranteed to find curry powder. The seasoning is a staple in many cultu...

ABC’s Cristela Already Creates History

Words by Nneka Samuel Cristela, the new ABC sitcom created by Cristela Alonzo, has already made history.  It is the first primetime comedy created, produc...

5 Reasons To Tango!

Words by Nneka Samuel If any dance has earned the title of most sultry the world over, it’s the tango. With its sensual, elegant and passionate moves, tango entices more than just the eye. The alluring dance will be the center of attention on the st...

Caribbean Icon Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84

Words by Nneka Samuel “‘What’ is a wonderful word,” exclaimed the ever-curious, veritable Renaissance man Geoffrey Holder in the 2009 documentary film, Carmen ...

Film Focus: Art Connect

Words by Nneka Samuel Art Connect, the uplifiting documentary film about a group of students from Success Laventille School in a volatile community in east Por...

Carnival Portraits: The Photography of Picayo and Hernandez

Words by Nneka Samuel Carnival is as unique and colorful as the individual countries that commemorate it year after year. A time of excitement, freedom and unfettered celebration, no one has documented the spirit of Carnival quite like photographers...

On The Dread Tip

Words by Nneka Samuel Whether you have beginning buds or down-your-back locks, there’s no shortage of information available online when it comes to maintaining...