My Personal Experience with Colorism in Trinidad & Tobago

It’s no secret that colorism is a major issue to reckon with. Colorism is not just about dating preferences. Darker-skinned people face longer prison sentences, disproportionately poor health outcomes, over-policing, and more punitive forms of discipline in schools.

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Visiting the First City for Free Black People in South America

I launched GabarIskuFilan to document Black liberation from the perspective of a solo female traveler. So far, I’ve traveled to Trinidad & Tobago and Colombia with the intention to learn about the universal struggle for Black liberation and self-determination.

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Why I Call Myself a Kafir

Kafir is a derogatory term to describe infidels. It’s also a slur that evokes violence, death threats, and harmful repercussions.

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