From homophobic violence to racial violence. On this episode, the LMC spends the hour with Ricardo McKenzie on his journey to the US as a queer Jamaican refugee escaping homophobic violence. Ricardo McKenzie is an activist, dancer, and queer immigrant from Jamaica.
Following the recent passing of former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga, the LMC speaks with Brian Meeks about the difficult and complex history of Seaga’s legacy and how it still shapes Jamaica today. Brian Meeks is the Chair of Africana Studies @ Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
On this episode, we speak with Brian Meeks about the life & legacy of former Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley and how the struggle for social justice in the 60’s & 70′ still affect Jamaica today. Brian Meeks is the chair of Africana studies @ Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.