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American Born, Caribbean Raised

by carryonfriends

American Born and Caribbean Raised simply means that the person is Caribbean American right? The answer depends on who you ask and your view on heritage. In this episode we tackle the issue where those born in America to Caribbean parents often are told how to self-identify by others. And often times it’s that they shouldn’t consider themselves of the island country heritage of their parents.  Here’s the experiences of a Guyanese American, Jamaican American and Trinidadian American.  

Guests:

Eva of SocaMom.com

Alysia of Rewind & Come Again

Tracey Jackson, Author “From Yaad”

Featuring: Nicole Bent

Heritage and identity is more than where you were born – that’s just one facet. It’s where you identify with. It’s a complex multifaceted, multilayered thing.

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