The Caribbean as most of the world understands it is a tropical paradise where long ago there were pirates and more recently Bob Marley was born.
The Way Forward
Social change in the Caribbean has to and can only begin in the minds of Caribbean people. If we are to act for change, our philosophers and our theorists have first to understand how we relate to ourselves and to the wider world in which we live.
Are You Caribbean?
Take pride in where you live. The Caribbean is such an apocalyptic place, whether it's the decimation of the indigenous populations by the Europeans, whether it's the importation of slaves and their subsequent being worked to death by the millions in many ways, whether it's the immigrant processes which began for many people, new worlds ending their old ones. (Junot Diaz).