It really doesn’t bother me too much if private-sector firms handpick exclusively ‘Out of Many, One’ models to advertise their products and services. All that means is that they don’t expect me to patronise them. But when public-sector entities discriminate against black people in their advertising, that’s a whole other business.
We constantly conspire to make young women feel that their success is at the price of their male peers. We do not focus on the many ways in which our school system consistently fails to address the learning styles of boys.
In Jamaica, salt fish has become expensive gourmet food. It’s beyond the reach of poor people, except in the cheapest cuts – tail, fin, skin and bones. It’s a pity the vast majority of the descendants of enslaved Africans in Jamaica have not moved up as high in life as salt fish.