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Trinidad & Tobago, Bahamas: True Freedom

Is Jamaican dancehall artist Vybz Kartel the “new face of freedom”? Trinidadian Attillah Springer contends that “blackness is the prison that black people fear the most”, while Bahamian Nicolette Bethel says: “For true emancipation, we need to believe in something bigger than ourselves…something like truth, or honour, or service, or community. Something that makes the enslavement of our ancestors and their subsequent freedom worth all the suffering they endured.”

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