IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Zora Neale Hurston
2019, March 2019, Roots

Roots | Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston CHRONICLE: January 7, 1929 – January 28, 1960 Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an influential author of African-American literature and anthropologist, who portrayed racial struggles in the early 20th century American South and published research on Haitian voodoo. Of Hurston’s four novels and more than 50 […]

Irie Magazine | Roots | Reggae Month - Celebrating Reggae's Legacy
2019, February 2019, Roots

Roots | Reggae Month – Celebrating Reggae’s Legacy

Reggae Month Celebrating Reggae’s Legacy Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding made February 2008 the first annual Reggae Month in Jamaica. To celebrate, the Recording Industry Association of Jamaica (RIAJam) held its first Reggae Academy Awards on February 24, 2008. In addition, Reggae Month included a six-day Global Reggae conference, a reggae film festival, two radio […]