Caribbean and Caribbean American Women in Media You Need to Know
Caribbean and Caribbean American diaspora women have a diverse community within a unique perspective of worldviews. With different voices, this group of women display how Caribbean uniqueness itself is written. We will consider several contemporary writers for consideration.
CME Staff Writer; Written in part by Rocky Parker / July 3, 2019
Born October 17, 1984, in Trinidad and Tobago, Jamie Alleyne-Morris immigrated from New York. She began blogging in 2011 under the premise of “A Human Experience From A Caribbean Perspective.” Alleyne-Morris provided a voice for the entertainment and Caribbean LGBTQ+ community. But left her concept behind in 2018 to relaunch into a mental health advocate. Her blogger name "Jay Blessed", Jamie's goal was “to bring positivity and healing, by discussing and uncovering issues that deeply affect the diaspora but is often disregarded or blatantly ignored.”
Tamara Sykes is “a free-spirited, Caribbean-born fashionista who now resides in the Midwest.” Born in Barbados, Sykes writes the Baydian Girl blog and covers everything from fashion to motherhood to business. She also shares a lot of great blogging and SEO posts on social media, so be sure to follow her to get helpful insights for improving your own blog.
Ianthia Smith is a young media influencer that focus is on travel and lifestyle. She is a
former TV news anchor, and is currently a freelance TV show host. Spending her days with focus on international publications, she has crafted "lifestyle blogs". Her passion for food, fashion and flight as embossed her blog to be a major influencer that has allowed her to present to major black media venues.