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Caribbean Life News Update – January 20, 2017

Caribbean Life News Update – January 20, 2017   Caribbean Life

Writers Resist rally: Standing up for Freedom of Speech

BY TEQUILA MINSKY | NEW YORK

Brooklyn resident Jacqu­eline Woodson, National Book Award winner for her young adult master­piece “Brown Girl Dreaming,” was one of a cadre of recog­nized and lesser known poets and book authors who rallied Sunday at the main New York Public Library (NYPL) on Martin Luther King’s birthday.

Guyanese film maker wins award for direct­orial début

BY TANGERINE CLARKE

“My inspir­ation as a filmm­aker and director is not for notor­iety, or to jockey for a place in Holly­wood. I just want to make great movies.”     Continue reading

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