JAMAICA

Race

Black Woman Wasn't Allowed to Fly Without Covering Her "Serena Booty." American Airlines Just Apologized.

“I've seen white women with much shorter shorts board a plane without a blink of an eye."
Kelly Vinett
7.11.19
Recipe

Jamaican Beef Patty Recipe

This baked handheld Jamaican classic has a turmeric-loaded flaky crust and a filling loaded with flavor.
Andre Fowles
3.8.19
Deportation

A jail working with ICE held a U.S. citizen for deportation and mocked him with the “Fresh Prince" theme

A judge ordered an end to his detention. Rather than be released, sheriff’s deputies took him back to the jail, where he remained on an ICE detainer.
Tess Owen
12.4.18
soccer

Usain Bolt Scores First Goals as Professional Soccer Player

The eight-time gold medal sprinter is on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia, and didn't look too shabby in a preseason friendly.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.12.18
jerk chicken

I Won a Jerk Chicken Cookoff at a Jamaican Sex Resort

I am the "Jerk Off" champion.
Janelle Lassalle
9.26.18
JAMAICA

Why This Jamaican School Is Focused on Food Sustainability

In Granville, students are learning self-sufficiency through farming.
Allison Ramirez
5.25.18
NEW YORK CITY

DeVonn Francis Is Bringing Jamaican Flavors to NYC's Queer Food Revolution

“The intentions you put into a dish, what kind of olive oil you're using or what kind of salt you want to finish a dish with––that same attention should be given to people."
Elazar Sontag
4.6.18
Usain in the Membrane

Usain Bolt Seems Pretty Serious About His Trial with Borussia Dortmund

The Jamaican gold medal sprinter is set to practice with Christian Pulisic's Bundesliga team in hopes of fulfilling his lifelong dream of being a footballer.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.22.18
Premieres

Sevana Siren Wants You to Shut Up and Make the Planet Better in "Justice"

The Jamaican reggae singer is making soulful jams inspired by Céline Dion and the fight to protect the environment from climate change.
Sharine Taylor
3.9.18
Noisey News

Listen to "Real Bad Gal," an Unreleased Track From Vybz Kartel

Dancehall star Vybz Kartel releases the full version of “Real Bad Gal,” after PartyNextDoor sampled the song on “Not Nice” in 2016.
Kristin Corry
2.16.18
Premieres

HoodCelebrityy's "Walking Trophy" Is a Party for Influencers, Minus Instagram

The New York-based rapper premieres the video for her new single that carries a Kanye-level confidence.
Kristin Corry
2.13.18
pyeongchang 2018

Still Cool, Still Running: Jamaica Has Kept Bobsled Alive for 30 Years

Despite lack of funds (and snow) bobsled has stayed alive for thirty years on the island and now Jamaica is sending its first women's team to PyeongChang 2018.
David Cox
2.8.18
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