Oct 12, 2015

This week, Raven-Symoné, best known for her roles as Raven Baxter on “That’s So Raven” and Olivia Kendall on “The Cosby Show”, made controversial and discriminatory remarks about so-called "ghetto names." She says she would not hire someone named "Watermelondrea," making light of very real discrimination that exists in the USA:

Tre Melvin responded quickly with a commentary from his Watermelondrea persona:


Oct 05, 2015

David Cameron heralded his visit to Jamaica last week with plans to build a prison. But the natives were restless, and wanted reparations for slavery instead. The British Prime Minister adroitly sidestepped the issue with his stiff upper lip, offending many Jamaicans. That we got one and no promise of the other was not lost on social media users:

Sep 28, 2015

Last week the PNP and JLP took their party politics online. PNP’s Dayton Campbell claims that the slogan used by the JLP, “Poverty To Prosperity” was originally his, while the JLP claims it was actually used by former Prime Minister, Bruce Golding in 2011.

Sep 21, 2015

The Emmys last night honoured Viola Davis as Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series. As the first black woman awarded such, Viola invoked Harriet Tubman and the few opportunities for black women in Hollywood. Her moving acceptance speech brought the audience to tears:

Sep 14, 2015

Snapchat will feature Jamaica as a Live Story today! Jamaicans are exicted and are sharing hilarious and serious opinions about what should be featured.
A Live Story is, in Snapchat's words: "a curated stream of user submitted Snaps from various locations and events." Today the location is Jamaica.