Hashtag: #CitizensUprootingRacismInBermuda

CURB: ‘Historic And Important Announcement’

CURB: ‘Historic And Important Announcement’

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they “applaud the announcement by the Premier David Burt on the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry into the historic losses of citizens’ property in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “This is a historic and important announcement and a part of what CURB sees as a national healing,... Read more of this article

Adverse Childhood Experiences Conference

Adverse Childhood Experiences Conference

A two-day Adverse Childhood Experiences Conference will be held in Bermuda next month, with Dr. Kenneth Hardy and Dr. Christiana Awosan scheduled to speak. A CURB spokesperson said, “Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda is delighted to be partnering with Family Centre and the InterAgency Committee to bring a two-day conference to Bermuda featuring... Read more of this article

CURB Supports Statue To Honour Mary Prince

CURB Supports Statue To Honour Mary Prince

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they support the efforts to create a statue honouring Bermuda’s National Hero Mary Prince, adding that they encourage the Ministry to ensure the statue is located in a central and wheelchair accessible site A spokesperson said, “CURB wishes to support Minister Lovitto Foggo on leading the efforts... Read more of this article

Volunteers Needed For CURB Tag Day

Volunteers Needed For CURB Tag Day

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] are seeking volunteers for their Tag Day on Thursday. A spokesperson said, “Once again, CURB will be holding their Tag Day on the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 21 March 2019, and volunteers will be tagging at Paget Pharmacy, Gorham’s, Lindo’s Warwick, Lindo’s... Read more of this article

CURB Release Updated Racial Justice Platform

CURB Release Updated Racial Justice Platform

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] released a newly updated version of their Racial Justice Platform. A spokesperson said, “The Racial Justice Platform has been amended and updated since it was last released in 2017. Legislative changes are necessary, but there is also a moral responsibility to repair past injustice, and both Black and White... Read more of this article

Consider Taxing Multiple Units Over $90K ARV

Consider Taxing Multiple Units Over $90K ARV

Individuals or companies who own multiple rental units in aggregate at or above the $90,000 ARV “should be taxed at the 5% rate,” Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said, as this would “bring about a greater wealth redistribution and have those who are in a wealthier position pay a fairer share of the tax burden.” Minister... Read more of this article

CURB ‘Join Community In Denouncing This Act’

CURB ‘Join Community In Denouncing This Act’

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they were horrified to see the discriminatory and racist graffiti painted on the walls of businesses in Devonshire, and “join the community in denouncing this act.” This follows after Empire Grocery and Northshore Medical and Aesthetics Center, which are both located on North Shore in Devonshire,... Read more of this article

African Foundation Timeline Exhibition At BSOA

African Foundation Timeline Exhibition At BSOA

Ashay University, in collaboration with Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB], will be presenting the Mobile African Foundation Timeline Exhibit at the Bermuda Society of Arts. “Located on the third floor of City Hall in Hamilton, the exhibit runs from Friday, February 8th to Tuesday, February 19th, 2019. The 16-foot long, 4-feet high timeline... Read more of this article

CURB: Rename Second Day As ‘Mary Prince Day’

CURB: Rename Second Day As ‘Mary Prince Day’

CURB has suggested that Government “fully recognize the Emancipation origins of Cup Match” by renaming the second day of Cup Match as ‘Mary Prince Day.’ In announcing her as a Bermuda National Hero back in 2012, the Government  noted that she was first black woman to publish a book about the brutality of slavery, with Ms Prince’s... Read more of this article

CURB To Present At World Conference In Detroit

CURB To Present At World Conference In Detroit

A World Conference being held in Detroit, Michigan from Wednesday, October 24 to Friday, October 26 “will find out how Bermuda is using restorative practices to address historical and contemporary harm from past oppression and abuse,” with Lynne Winfield and Hashim Estwick of Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] invited to present... Read more of this article

Truth & Reconciliation Community Conversations

Truth & Reconciliation Community Conversations

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] is working toward completing the second year of its Truth & Reconciliation project with the commencement of its Community Conversations initiative. A spokesperson said, “With the commencement of next week’s Truth & Reconciliation Community Conversations [TRCC], CURB will be successfully completing... Read more of this article

CURB: Best Wishes To Commissioner DeSilva

CURB: Best Wishes To Commissioner DeSilva

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] wished outgoing Police Commissioner Michael DeSilva all the best in his retirement, saying that over the years CURB and the police often had differing viewpoints when it came to policing, “however, Mr. DeSilva was always willing to meet with us and hear our concerns respectfully.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

CURB: “Socially Conscious Business Model”

CURB: “Socially Conscious Business Model”

Jonathan Reiss’ speech at the Bermuda Captive Insurance Conference, together with a recent ABIC presentation to their members on Diversity & Inclusion, “shows that the International Business sector in Bermuda is beginning to move towards a more socially conscious business model,” CURB said, adding that they “welcome all voices... Read more of this article