Afro-Caribbean love


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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • In 1985, a police officer was hacked to death there when Afro-Caribbean youths in a deprived housing estate went on a rampage.

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  • During the riots, one middle-aged Afro-Caribbean woman told a television crew: "This would never happen in Jamaica."

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  • 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.

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  • Over the next five decades, successive waves of immigration brought thousands of Afro-Caribbean residents and later, Hasidic Jews, into the neighborhood.

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  • I looked like Afro-Caribbean voodoo icon Baron Samedi, who was the spirit at the gateway of death.

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  • "I tend to chuckle now because my Afro-Caribbean friends are now saying the same things that I heard when I arrived," he says.

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  • In 1985, a police officer was hacked to death when Afro-Caribbean youths in a deprived housing estate went on a rampage.

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  • 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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