from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Combining African and other, generally European cultural elements as found in the Caribbean region: Afro-Caribbean music; Afro-Caribbean religions.
- adj. Of or relating to Afro-Caribbeans or their history or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of the Caribbean region who is of African ancestry.
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- n. A person of African descent who was born in, or is a resident of, the Caribbean.
- adj. Of African descent via the Caribbean
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He did so definitively with his 1994 album "Palmas," introducing what he calls his Afro-Caribbean jazz group, still the most elegant and forceful expression of such balance.
Among the artists performing are African artist, Abdulaye Diabate, who will kick off the festival, The Harlem Blues and Jazz Band, Something Positive (An Afro-Caribbean dance and music group), and Cuban salsa artist Cocomama among others.
In 1985, a police officer was hacked to death there when Afro-Caribbean youths in a deprived housing estate went on a rampage.
During the riots, one middle-aged Afro-Caribbean woman told a television crew: "This would never happen in Jamaica."
Martinican blogger Imaniyé also posted a message to Aimé Césaire, which she has chosen to call “Bélya Aimé Césaire” [Fr Creole], referring to a traditional Afro-Caribbean funeral wake dance and music, which also focus on the stamp.
Over the next five decades, successive waves of immigration brought thousands of Afro-Caribbean residents and later, Hasidic Jews, into the neighborhood.
I looked like Afro-Caribbean voodoo icon Baron Samedi, who was the spirit at the gateway of death.
"I tend to chuckle now because my Afro-Caribbean friends are now saying the same things that I heard when I arrived," he says.
In 1985, a police officer was hacked to death when Afro-Caribbean youths in a deprived housing estate went on a rampage.
Not surprisingly, the steps look to be close cousins of those seen in Afro-Caribbean and African dance - fast-swiveling hips, pitter-pattering feet and hard-snapping shoulders.
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