To celebrate completing Kalani the Fisherman, an original Caribbean folklore that I wrote for the 4C Foundation (Foresee Foundation), I’m revisiting La Diablesse.
I left St. Maarten hoping to write Caribbean stories for and staring Caribbean people. Projects like these remind me that I’m on the right track. Happy Black History Month!
Fun fact: Kalani is my super cute nephew. I love putting my people in my stories. <3
La Diablesse: Caribbean folklore audio drama
Princess and the Frog was a struggle—Just Being Funny
As a blaque woman, I’m tired of us having to play captain save a scrub. Yeah, yeah, they world likes to pretend like we’re unworthy bottomfeeders with a thunder load of children looking for a handout, but that ain’t true. Black women stay holding this raggedy world together, and we deserved more than a *checks notes* no-‘count philandering lazy bump on a log for a prince. And das fax. Big fax. KEEP READING
Kellye Howard is a natural crackhead
First off, I STAN FOR KELLYE! But also, this set kills me every time. EVERY TIME! Follow Kellye Howard on Twitter.
Award-winning Caribbean comedian, Onicia Muller regrets leaving St. Maarten for windy Chicago. Her weekly humour column, Just Being Funny is chicken soup for the naive sceptic’s soul. Join her newsletter for funny stories and stand-up comedy. OniciaMuller.com/JBF.
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