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Some persons’ idea of studying film, like any other discipline in the humanities, comes with the perception that the field is a waste of time, offers limited job opportunities, or in the case of film, its focus is exclusively on film-making and...
Erika Heslop Martin

Growing up with caring parents definitely has its positives. My parents were very patient with me, and they believed in me. Even though they have been retirees for more than twenty years now, they continue to affirm me and love me in their unique...

Pain A new pain has risen today It has left me aching and shaking internally, Everyone sees a smiling face But no one knows I’m breaking with grace, I have no will, to show my torn-up frills, for sympathy is something I do not beg I would rather...

LONDON (AP): Scottish writer Douglas Stuart won the Booker Prize for fiction last Thursday for Shuggie Bain, a novel about a boy’s turbulent coming of age in hardscrabble 1980s Glasgow that was turned down by 32 publishers before being picked up....

An online “proctor” who can survey a student’s home and manipulate the mouse on their computer as the student takes an exam. A remote-learning platform that takes face scans and voiceprints of students. Virtual classrooms where strangers can pop up...

SAITAMA, Japan (AP): While surgical masks have been highly sought after this year, Joe Biden rubber masks are also seeing some demand. Ogawa Studios, a Japanese manufacturer, began producing masks resembling the US president-elect in the middle of...

Total COVID-19 cases globally have crossed 500 million, with more than 1.2 million fatalities. We are now experiencing a second coronavirus wave, with many parts of the world reimposing lockdowns. The pandemic has challenged healthcare systems...

My Political Journey: Jamaica’s Sixth Prime Minister A Review by Sir Ronald Sanders This was a journey foretold. In 1962, the Lancaster House Conference in London on Jamaica’s independence had concluded, and Norman Washington Manley had just...

As young as five years old, La Tanya Autry loved visiting local museums like the Detroit Institute of Art with her mom. She relished the shows, dances, and plays she saw there. But as she walked through their halls, she felt a disconnect. There...
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