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Impressions: The Styles of Miami Broward Carnival

Photos by Jesse Serwer and Simone Serwer— Visitors from New York are a huge contingent at Miami Carnival weekend but the October event (or the Miami Broward One Carnival, as it's known in full) is a wh...
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Throwback Thursdays: General Trees, “Eye No See”

Words by Simone Serwer— In the late 80s, my family began revisiting Jamaica for the first time since we'd immigrated to South Florida in 1980. Before these trips back to my birthplace, my cultural heri...
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Throwback Thursdays: Gibson Brothers, “Cuba”

Words by Simone Serwer My sole reason for loving the Gibson Brothers, a trio of Martinican siblings from Paris who had a string of disco hits in the late 1970s, is rather simple. In their video for 1978...