giselle_salandy

Giselle Salandy – A Life Cut Short

Giselle Salandy is the world’s greatest boxer that you’ve never heard of. The native of Trinidad & Tobago is considered the foremost female boxer in the sport’s history. This piece chronicles her...
Ralph Leroy

Ralph Leroy- A passion for fashion

Haitian born, Montreal-based, fashion designer Ralph Leroy comes across as a confident, flamboyant and irrepressible character. These are all the qualities he’s needed to earn his stripes in a notoriously...

Pidgins and creoles – Ishtla Singh

Pidgins and creoles have always attracted a great deal of interest - academic and otherwise - but in recent decades they have become increasingly important as a field of linguistic inquiry. This book places...

Creole Fires – Kat Martin

The Louisiana sun beat mercilessly on Nicole St. Claire just as fate, too, had been merciless. The once wealthy, flirtatious belle stood on the auction block to be sold as a servant. Her sensual figure...
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Creolizing the Metropole – H. Adlai Murdoch

Creolizing the Metropole is a comparative study of postwar West Indian migration to the former colonial capitals of Paris and London. It studies the effects of this population shift on national and cultural...

Colonial Natchitoches – H. Sophie Burton

Strategically located at the western edge of the Atlantic World, the French post of Natchitoches thrived during the eighteenth century as a trade hub between the well-supplied settlers and the isolated...