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West Indian Parade

The West Indian Day Parade: An Island Woman's Perspective

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 02.07.2012 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

I am stunned by the disparity in perception on the part of some New York City police officers and the reality of my experiences at the West Indian Day Parade.

Parading Through The Summer: A Look At 2011's Carnivals And Bacchanals

Posted 11.05.2011 | Black Voices

The West Indian Day Parade, an annual Labor Day tradition in New York City, brings millions of people out in Brooklyn to play mas and to revel. The b...

J'Ouvert: The Pre-Dawn West Indies Parade Pre-Party (PHOTOS)

Weiner | David | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While many New Yorkers are aware of Monday's West Indian Day Parade, most have no knowledge of the pre-dawn, pre-parade party called "J'ouvert." Th...