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  1. Women in horror: Victims no more

    At the end of this year's Cannes Film Festival, actress Jessica Chastain - who was serving as a jury member - said that she found the portrayals of women in the festival's films "quite disturbing." To many, this isn't exactly news.

  2. It's about time we listen to Pali Lehohla

    Straight-talking statistician-general Pali Lehohla raises economic issues and rings social alarm bells, and his message should jolt us into action. One of the soundtracks of the New South Africa was a song released in 1993 by music group Boom Shaka, titled It's About Time.

  3. Inmate charged in brutal jail beating of Peter Tosh's son

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  4. Inmate charged in jail attack that left reggae icon Peter Tosh's son in coma

    HACKENSACK -- An inmate at the Bergen County Jail has been charged in the jailhouse attack that left the son of late reggae icon Peter Tosh in a coma since February, authorities said. Tosh's son, Jawara McIntosh, 37, has brain damage and remains unresponsive in a hospital in Boston where he's from, family attorney Jasmine Rand has said.

  5. The Lives of Weird 500-Million-Year-Old Creatures Revealed

    No one knows what life was like in the seas during the Ediacaran period, but new research using reverse engineering may start to fill in some details. This article was originally published at The Conversation.

  6. CARIBBEAT: International African Arts Festival returning Saturday

    Reggae star Denroy Morgan - armed with a rich musical history, his new Muzical Unity album and its hit song "Get Up, Stand Up" - headlines the International African Arts Festival's Reggae Night show. The International African Arts Festival is returning to Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park Saturday with a host of anticipated activities - and an entertainment lineup that will thrill cultural mavens and music fans.

  7. 'Sumfest gave me my break'

    File is very comfortable in his white jacket during his performance at Red Stripe Reggae Sumfest 2007 in Montego Bay, St. James. File Entertainers Nicky B , Omari and Mr Vegas raise their hands in prayer for Oneil Edwards at the Kingston Public Hospital on May 11, 2010.

  8. 30 years after Edwards v. Aguillard: Why creationism lingers...

    This month marks the 30th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Edwards v. Aguillard, a groundbreaking case that ruled it unconstitutional to require creationism to be taught in public schools.

  9. Jah Cure To Headline Final Night Of SK Music Festival 2017

    St. Kitts and Nevis ; The Friday night acts for the 21st anniversary of the St. Kitts Music Festival did not disappoint, rocking fans right down until almost 5am. While the Goo Goo dolls thrilled festival fans, and the locals acts represented well, the dancehall and reggae acts stole the show.

  10. Teaching history through stories and soulful food

    An iron pot warmed over the fire waiting for the African American cook to pour in the stock. A spider pan, to stand above smoldering coals, would be for sauteing the onions, celery and diced carrots to season and thicken the meal.

  11. Soul Sugar: Chase The Light

    Phenomenal French band, Soul Sugar, comes through with what could surely be the best reggae album of 2017- Chase The Light . True to its name, this album is full of funky, soulful reggae tunes, and each one has a delightful dub version as well.

  12. What happens when the federal government eliminates health...

    After much secrecy and no public deliberation, Senate Republicans finalized release their "draft" repeal and replace bill for the Affordable Care Act on June 22. Unquestionably, the released "draft" will not be the final version. Amendments and a potential, albeit not necessary, conference committee are likely to make some adjustments.

  13. Weekly Round-up: Peter Tosh's son in coma... Woman chokes schoolboy... Dominique Blake returns medal

    The family of late reggae icon and marijuana activist Peter Tosh is seeking answers after they say his son was left in a coma following an attack in a New Jersey jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence on ganja possession charges. On Wednesday a woman was taken into custody after she reportedly choked a primary school boy to near death on Tuesday in Port Royal.

  14. Inmate charged in jailhouse attack of reggae star0 minutes | Bergen

    Inmate charged in jailhouse attack that put reggae start in a coma The attack left Jawara McIntosh in a coma. Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://njersy.co/2t4cDBk Jawara McIntosh, son of legendary Reggae icon and a pro-marijuana activist, Peter Tosh, sings in 2014 in front of the State House in Trenton at a rally to legalize marijuana.

  15. Peter Tosh's Youngest Son Comatose Following Jail Beating; Family Files Civil Rights Suit

    Jawara McIntosh, son of Peter Tosh, sings a song as he stands with a large gathering in front of the New Jersey Statehouse on April 20, 2014 in Trenton, N.J. Jawara McIntosh , the youngest son of reggae legend Peter Tosh , lies comatose in a Boston hospital following an attack inside New Jersey's Bergen County Jail, where he was serving a six-month sentence for cannabis-related charges. According to a press release issued by his family on June 22, McIntosh, a reggae artist in his own right known professionally as Tosh 1, was brutally beaten and sustained traumatic brain injuries on Feb. 21, 2017 while in the care of the Bergen County Jail.

  16. Sarah Blasko on her lonesome

    She's currently trying to indoctrinate her son Jerry, who turns two in July, into liking Revolver by the Beatles. "I would wonder if there's ever been a better album made in the world.

  17. Morgan Heritage enters ganja market

    Morgan Heritage announced that it has partnered with United States-based Proper Rx, a company which delivers medical marijuana products to clients. The medical marijuana providers also caters to the groups of patients who do not have cars, are too ill to leave their homes, or are handicapped.