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Was That Barbados Slur “Nigger”, “Coon”, “Oreo” or “City Plantation Negrocrat” ? – It Is All The Same On The World Stage

People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Founding Member Uses “City Plantation Negrocrat” As Racial Slur We at Barbados Free Press absolutely detest the use of racial slurs that is so commonplace in Bajan politics. This is not just done in private, these … Continue reading

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Barbados Advocate Columnist Uses “Negrocrat” In Anti-DLP Rant

The Barbados Advocate has published a rant by an unidentified columnist who uses the word "Negrocrat" as a racially-based negative term in describing Democratic Labour Party members, supporters and elected representatives. We of the Barbados Free Press HATE this foul … Continue reading

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Negrocrat and Uncle Tom In Barbados – A New Perspective…

We came across this at Booker Rising Blog. Were we too harsh on Prime Minister Owen Arthur when he called a newspaper editor a "Negrocrat" ? From Booker Rising Blog… Quote Of The Day "To be called an Uncle Tom … Continue reading

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Negrocrat Defined

According to Aurelius Smith in a letter to The Nation, no matter what meaning politicians choose to place on the word "Negrocrat", the linguistic root meaning of the word is "to be an exponent or advocate of black-power". Mr. Smith … Continue reading

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Negrocrat Controversy: Barbados Environment Minister Uses “Caucasian” as Racial Slur

Barbados Environment Minister Liz Thompson On Video Using Racial Slur – click on photo Sometimes people get so caught up in a discussion, that they forget they are in a public forum. They forget to put on a false front. … Continue reading

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Barbados Government Racial Slurs: Negrocrats and Caucasians

Another Racial Slur By Another Barbados Government Minister When Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur used the word “Negrocrat” as a derogatory racial slur against a local newspaper editor, it is a sure wager that neither the PM, nor anyone else … Continue reading

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New York Times Contacts Barbados Free Press over “Negrocrats”

“Dear Mr. Davidoff, I am a features writer researching the term ‘negrocrats’…” hmmmmmm…. Isn’t this interesting? A writer from one of the largest newspapers contacts a little Caribbean blog when researching an article. How did this come about? “… I … Continue reading

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Barbados Owen Arthur “Negrocrat” Controversy Will Not Die

As earlier reported by Barbados Free Press in our article Of “Negrocrats”, “Oreos”, “Iggas” and Other Racial Slurs In Barbados, the controversy over Prime Minister Owen Arthur’s use of the word “Negrocrats” is continuing to receive coverage in the international … Continue reading

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Of “Negrocrats”, “Oreos”, “Iggas” and Other Racial Slurs in Barbados

Since we started mentioning racial issues at Barbados Free Press, we have received more than a few letters and comments from Bajans and others urging us to continue the dialogue – which (they say) is missing in the mainstream Barbados … Continue reading

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Venus the cat reminds me of our Barbados

Does Gline Clarke appreciate this viral YouTube video? Can any of us on this rock of mongrels call themselves racially pure? As those of us who have traveled know, what passes for white skin on this island is called coloured … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Thompson’s head explodes upon seeing Usain Bolt with a ‘snowbunny’

Racists cry Usain Bolt a traitor to his race: dates white woman. “How dare Usain Bolt date a Caucasian female in the modern Caribbean” … Elizabeth Thompson, UN executive coordinator for the Rio+20 Conference didn’t really say that, but she … Continue reading

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One video Elizabeth Thompson won’t be showing at the Earth Summit in Brazil

Browne’s Beach: effluent meets the water as it has for a decade and more… As we’ve said in the past, Liz Thompson did little except talk when she was Environment Minister. Her environmental legacy includes not bothering to introduce an … Continue reading

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Junior Campbell: Too much Afro-centric or Euro-centric education causes racism

I am a Pan Africanist secondly: I am a Pan Humanist first “Blacks can be as exploitative and abusive of their own people and other as any other racial group can be of their own people. This is why the … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Thompson: Delivering the bull, putting on the beef

Former Barbados Environment Minister delivers a heavy lecture contributed by “Buckra Johnny” Former BLP Environment Minister Elizabeth Thompson was in town the other day warning Barbados that environmental issues are important to the economy and to our quality of life. … Continue reading

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A tribute to assassinated Environmentalists

“She’s Alive” is a must-watch video In Barbados we’ve seen for ourselves what happens when corrupt politicians and their developer friends want to turn public lands into private profits: they just do it. If laws stand in their way, they … Continue reading

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Barbados Free Press down and up: WordPress says “Oops. Sorry!”

Glitch at WordPress takes down Barbados Free Press for hours Well, that was exciting! We were down for hours – although it felt like weeks. Readers arriving at Barbados Free Press from the wee hours of Wednesday morning until about … Continue reading

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Environmental Evil defeated thanks to Richard Goddard, Denis Kellman – Greenland is a park, not a dump!

“Negro” and “Caucasian” team up to defeat the forces of Environmental Evil: Owen Arthur and Liz Thompson “I can assure Barbadians that this enlightened government will have better alternatives for it. We will not practise environmental madness.” Minister of the … Continue reading

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Is Rawdi Adams’ skin dark enough to be elected in Barbados?

Would Owen Arthur and the BLP welcome the son and grandson of two Barbados Prime Ministers into Bajan politics? Vote in our poll… Owen Arthur’s recent comments that if Barbadians elect a St. Lucian woman they are “without pride“ aren’t … Continue reading

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