"Why is it important to participate in Carnival in Brooklyn?" "I want to preserve our culture."
Our street style series heads to Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, where we met Kalique and Jaden, stilt walkers from St. Vincent.
"The most fun I every had was playing J'ouvert. The night before you don’t even sleep, knowing that you have free downtime coming when you can just let yourself go from all the stress."
Our street style series heads to Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, where we met Barrington, a Jamaican contractor with an elaborate headpiece and a chain that represents his new lease on life.
Our street style series heads to Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, where we met Cody, a Grenadian fifth grader who turned a flag into a cloak.
Our street style series heads to Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, where we met Godfather, a Jamaican military man with a kingly approach to fashion.
Scenes from the road at the 47th annual West Indian American Day Parade in New York City.
With Labor Day weekend upon us, went into our archives and dug up our best West Indian American Day Carnival photos from Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn.
Words by Kieran Meadows, Red Fox, Photos by Reid Van Renesse, Yofray Ray, Mario Tama- This Monday is Labor day and of course that means it's time again for the annual West Indian Day Parade along Eas... Read More...
Photos by Reid Van Renesse— The heart of the annual West Indian American Day Carnival held every Labor Day on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn are the Masquerade, or Mas, bands that take to the road to perf... Read More...