“Brown Skin Caribbean Girls Matter” Says This Bahamian Advocate

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Do you think that some of the social issues that we face in the Caribbean will improve if we fail to encourage our young girls to be confident and speak up?

In this talk, Dr Crystal A. deGregory, a native of Bahamas, challenges listeners to teach and tell young girls in the Caribbean that great women embrace “enoughness” and that they can “talk back.”

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I hope this will at least help to change the way we encourage and treat young girls in the Caribbean.

About Dr Crystal A. deGregory

A native of Freeport, Bahamas, she is an alumna of the historic Fisk University. She received master’s and doctoral degrees in history from Vanderbilt University, and holds a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction from Tennessee State University, where she formerly taught in the department of history, geography and political science. A professional historian and passionate HBCU advocate, she is the convenor of the HBCUstory Symposium, editor-in-chief of The Journal of HBCU Research + Culture, a co-host of Black Docs radio show, and offers a wide-range of expertise on multiple topics including history, culture, education, black fraternity and sorority life, and of course HBCUs.

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Tisha Ricketts

Born and raised in Freeport Bahamas, I am a lover of Caribbean life and all things equal. I believe that someday, the Caribbean will come together as one nation

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