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Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture
Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture
Alexandria Miller

Are you passionate about Caribbean history, its diverse culture, and its impact on the world? Join Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean... more

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Episodes

Navigating the Crossroads of Law, Race, and Sovereignty in Puerto Rico with Dr. Mónica Jiménez

Join the conversation with Dr. Mónica Jiménez on Strictly Facts, where we peel back the layers of Puerto Rico's unique... more

07 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
The History behind the Guyana-Venezuela Border Dispute

Celebrate with us as Strictly Facts hits a milestone 75th episode—our heartfelt thanks goes out to each one of you... more

24 Jan 2024 · 15 minutes
Embracing Our Legacy and Honoring Ancestral Wisdom: Reflections on Another Year of Strictly Facts

The echoes of Caribbean carnivals, the rhythm of calypso, and the wisdom of our elders - these are the threads... more

10 Jan 2024 · 5 minutes
Caribbean Footprints: Tracing Jamaican Influence in American Culture through the Life of Martha Gayle with Damion R. Evans

The Caribbean influence in the United States is undeniable, especially in states like New York. In this episode, guest Damion... more

13 Dec 2023 · 45 minutes
Framing Culture through Caribbean Cinema with Klieon John

In this episode, Klieon John, founder of Twin Island Cinema, joins Strictly Facts as we shed  light on the pivotal... more

29 Nov 2023 · 52 minutes
Citizenship through Education and Imperialism in the Dominican Republic with Dr. Alexa Rodriguez

We're thrilled to have Dr. Alexa Rodriguez join us for a deeply engaging discussion through the Dominican Republic's educational history.... more

15 Nov 2023 · 39 minutes
Education and Empire: Schooling, Colonialism, and Migration, in Britain and the British Caribbean with Deanna Lyncook

Education shapes lives - but how is this journey shaped by race, colonialism, and migration? Join us as we navigate... more

01 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
Turtle Soup, Maritime Boundaries, andTurtlemen in the Cayman Islands: An Environmental Odyssey with Dr. Sharika Crawford

Our guest, award-winning author and U.S. Naval Academy professor, Dr. Sharika Crawford,  takes us on a historical journey to the... more

18 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Cuban Domestic Labor: A Complex History Unearthed with Dr Anasa Hicks

As we continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, this episode promises to enlighten you with a deep dive into the... more

04 Oct 2023 · 34 minutes
Exploring Black Women's Impact in Early 20th-Century Cuba with Dr. Takkara Brunson

Have you ever wondered what Cuba was like before the 1959 Revolution? This fascinating episode promises to take you there.... more

20 Sep 2023 · 38 minutes
Considering Caribbean Students' Experiences with Dr. Emmanuela Stanislaus

Learning as a Caribbean person doesn't stop with understanding our history. In this episode, Dr. Emmanuela Stanislaus joins us for... more

06 Sep 2023 · 44 minutes
A Brief History on Caribbean Myths, Legends, and Folklore with Amanda Alcántara

Did you grow up hearing chilling stories of duppies and jumbies? Have you ever thought about what these tales and... more

23 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
Six Moments in Jamaican Sports Her-story for Sixty-one Years of Independence

One of my favorite parts of Caribbean culture is how we rally our islands and show our regional pride for... more

09 Aug 2023 · 7 minutes
Strictly Facts' Scary Caribbean Travel Spots

Are there any Caribbean places that give you the creeps? Join us as we continue our summer travel list, this... more

26 Jul 2023 · 8 minutes
Strictly Facts' Summer World Heritage Sites Recommendations

Looking for somewhere new to travel to this summer while still learning something new about the region? Check out our... more

12 Jul 2023 · 8 minutes
A Brief History of GraceKennedy Ltd. in 20th Century Jamaica with Fred W. Kennedy

There are few Caribbean-owned businesses that have withstood the test of time like GraceKennedy Ltd. has for over one century.... more

28 Jun 2023 · 47 minutes
Caribbean Music, History and Social Justice with Dr. Danielle Brown

Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month and Black Music Month with Strictly Facts this June as Dr. Danielle Brown joins the show... more

14 Jun 2023 · 39 minutes
The History of Conflict between Haiti and the Dominican Republic Part II: Dominican Statelessness with Dr. Amarilys Estrella and Activist Ana María Belique

As a continuation of our last episode, Dr. Amarilys Estrella and Ana Maria Belique join for a discussion on anti-Haitian... more

31 May 2023 · 59 minutes
The History of Conflict between Haiti and the Dominican Republic Part I

Join Strictly Facts as we celebrate Haitian Heritage Month with new episodes on Haitian history. This week we're sharing a... more

17 May 2023 · 10 minutes
The History of Trade and Trade Law in the Caribbean with Alicia Nicholls

The Caribbean has been an epicenter of global trade since the birth of colonialism. In this episode, international trade specialist... more

03 May 2023 · 45 minutes
The History of Grenada's Spicemas with Christell Simeon

No island's carnival is exactly the same - take for instance, Grenada's Spicemas. Christell Simeon joins Strictly Facts to discuss... more

19 Apr 2023 · 33 minutes
A Brief History of Jamaica's Kendal Railway Tragedy with Beverley East

More than sixty years ago, on September 1, 1957, over 1600 lives were lost and generations of families were impacted... more

05 Apr 2023 · 34 minutes
Review Session: Caribbean Feminisms

Did you enjoy our last episode for Women's History Month? Take a quick listen to this special Review Session as... more

22 Mar 2023 · 7 minutes
A Brief History of Women's History and Feminisms in the Caribbean with Sarah-Anne Gresham

Happy Women's History Month and International Women's Day! In honor of all Caribbean bad gyals at home and in the... more

08 Mar 2023 · 48 minutes
Consequences of the Environment on Caribbean Education with Dr. Jessica S. Samuel

The environment plays a tremendous role in the Caribbean's growth and development. How often, though, do we consider its impact... more

22 Feb 2023 · 52 minutes
A Brief History of the Two Saint Martins/Sint Maartens

Did you know that there are two territories on the island of Saint Martin that go by roughly the same... more

08 Feb 2023 · 4 minutes
Anti-LGBTQ+ Discrimination and Queer Activism in the Caribbean with Ryan Persadie

For decades, the Caribbean has gained a reputation for being one of the most homophobic regions in the world. In... more

25 Jan 2023 · 46 minutes
New Year, New Episodes!

It's a new year which means we're celebrating two years in podcasting! Listen to this brief episode on our goals... more

11 Jan 2023 · 2 minutes
Strictly Facts' 2022 Wrap Up

What a year 2022 has been! What a better way to close our second year of podcasting than with a... more

14 Dec 2022 · 4 minutes
The Caribbean Influence on Fashion with Alcot Laing of Rice & Tees

The Caribbean has influenced fashion and style all over the world, especially in global music culture. In this episode, Alcot... more

30 Nov 2022 · 30 minutes
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For decades, the Caribbean has gained a reputation for being one of the most homophobic regions in the world. In this episode,... more