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Dear editor: The issue of African hairstyles in T&T schools is neither resolved nor frivolous

“At issue is the widespread, pernicious and fundamentally racist belief that the hair and hairstyles of African people are not suitable for formal settings and are intrinsically messy, unkempt, unhygienic and even disruptive. The insidious nature of this deeply ingrained idea encapsulated in the popular phrase ‘bad hair’ guarantees that …

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Crime Watch slammed for broadcast of Aliyah’s corpse

… Parliament urged to pass broadcast code Fixin’ TT, a civic watch group, has again pleaded with the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago to take action due to the failure of TV6 to filter out the perceived irresponsible and insensitive broadcasts of its Crime Watch programme, which is hosted …

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Fixin’ T&T wants TV6 apology for “despicable footage”

Fixin’  T&T, a social watchdog group, today reiterated its call for TV6 to apologise for airing footage of former West Indies, Leeward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago cricketer Runako Morton, which was taken after an accident that claimed his life on Sunday night. The broadcast of what might have been …

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Crime Watch gives up hunt for taste

Fixin’ T&T yesterday condemned Crime Watch for gross insensitivity following the broadcast of 33-year-old former West Indies cricketer Runako Morton’s final moments before he succumbed to injuries from a car crash on Sunday night. Crime Watch host Ian Alleyne wasn’t the only CCN employee with questionable judgment; Dominic Kalipersad, the …

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Morton mourned by cricket world

Imran Khan, West Indies Cricket Board Corporate Communications Officer, wrote a moving summary of the late West Indies, Leeward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago cricketer Runako Morton. The best judgment of a man’s character is in his behavior when he feels that no one is watching. And Morton, according to …

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