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The Caribbean Exchange: June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month. Throughout the history of the United States, Caribbean Americans have made significant contributions to every aspect of American society. 

 

For generations, the skills, knowledge, rich history and vibrant culture, of Caribbean Americans have enhanced the great nation. 

 

For the entire month of June we are celebrating the legacy and contributions of Caribbean Americans.

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Host Claudette Lindsay’s guests are:

 

Lorna Shelton Beck, founder of Healthy Lifestyle Network, Inc and a member of the Caribbean Anti-trafficking Committee

 

Dominic J. Christopher, Chairman of Caribbean American Restaurant Association, CEO of Midalta Innovation, CEO of Bickle Meals 

 

Noel Godfrey, vice president of Jamaican Nationals Association, vice president of the University of the West Indies Alumni Association, former president of Jamaican Association of Maryland,  associate minister at New Antioch Baptist Church of Randallstown

 

Dr. Claire Nelson, futurist, founder and president of the Institute of Caribbean Studies

 

Click below to hear the many celebrations and events happening around the country this month.