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CURB To Host Tag Day Fundraiser On March 21

CURB To Host Tag Day Fundraiser On March 21

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] will be holding their annual Tag Day Fundraiser on Tuesday, March 21. A spokesperson said, “In celebration of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination [IDERD], CURB volunteers will be tagging at Paget Pharmacy, Gorhams, Lindo’s Warwick, Phoenix, Supermart, MarketPlace Hamilton,... Read more of this article

Over 100 People To Take Part In Conversations

Over 100 People To Take Part In Conversations

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] provided an update on the Truth & Reconciliation Community Conversations initiative that was announced last month, saying that over 100 people will be participating in the sessions. “Within 48 hours of the January 11th launch the three groups being held island-wide were full, and we are delighted... Read more of this article

CURB: ‘Why We Need Truth & Reconciliation’

CURB: ‘Why We Need Truth & Reconciliation’

“Too many people in Bermuda know little or nothing about the deep, historical roots of today’s inequalities or the history of the fight for freedom and equality,” CURB said, adding that “this lack of historical knowledge is detrimental to the Black community and to the people of Bermuda as a whole.” Earlier this month, Citizens... Read more of this article

CURB: Truth And Reconciliation Conversations

CURB: Truth And Reconciliation Conversations

[Updated] Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda today announced the launch of “truth and reconciliation community conversations” beginning in February 2017. “Trained mediators will facilitate the multiple group sessions of up to 20 participants who will stay together for a series of conversations over a period of three months,”... Read more of this article

CURB Dismayed & Shocked By Events On Friday

CURB Dismayed & Shocked By Events On Friday

Saying they are “dismayed by the events that occurred on Friday” and “shocked that orders were given to deploy the riot police against non-violent, unarmed individuals,” CURB said the use of the ”riot squad, force, and pepper spray” has “taken this far beyond the airport project and escalated the tension in... Read more of this article

CURB Release 2016 Racial Justice Platform

CURB Release 2016 Racial Justice Platform

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] released their 2016 Racial Justice Platform which they said contains 27 proposals “for bringing about racial justice in our community.” “This document is the result of multiple meetings, discussions and outreach and the represents the consensus of the CURB Central Council,” the organisation... Read more of this article

CURB ‘Stands With’ Reverend Nicholas Tweed

CURB ‘Stands With’ Reverend Nicholas Tweed

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] Central Council “expressed their concern at the way Revd. Nicholas Tweed has been treated over his work permit renewal,” saying that “for many Bermudians the actions taken against Revd. Tweed are all too familiar with past acts of victimization and current day economic intimidation, and are... Read more of this article

Lynne Winfield On Race, History & Immigration

Lynne Winfield On Race, History & Immigration

“The 2010 Census showed that 8 out of 10 Black Bermudians were born in Bermuda; but only 4 out of 10 white Bermudians are born in Bermuda, a direct result of the racialized immigration policies of the past,” Lynne Winfield said today. Ms Winfield, from the Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] group, was speaking at the the Bermuda... Read more of this article

CURB To Hold “Immigration & Its Implications”

CURB To Hold “Immigration & Its Implications”

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] is getting set to hold a presentation and discussion titled “Immigration and Its Implications” tomorrow [May 4]. The event will be held at the Bermuda College North Hall from 6.30pm to 9.00pm, with presenters Cordell Riley abd Eugene Johnston leading the discussion. Related StoriesLive... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: Immigration In Bermuda Panel

Live Video Replay: Immigration In Bermuda Panel

[Updated] Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] will be holding a presentation and panel discussion on ‘Immigration in Bermuda: Its History, Its Legacy’ on Wednesday [Apr 6] from 6.30pm to 9.00pm at Clearwater Middle School.A spokesperson said, “Due to overwhelming interest in the community to learn more about the history and... Read more of this article

CURB To Host Third Discussion On Immigration

CURB To Host Third Discussion On Immigration

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] is set to host a presentation and panel discussion on “Immigration in Bermuda, its history, its legacy” on Thursday, 31st March from 6:15pm to 8:30pm at Sandys Middle School. A spokesperson said, “Due to overwhelming interest in the community to learn more about the history and legacy of... Read more of this article

“Immigration In Bermuda, Its History, Its Legacy”

“Immigration In Bermuda, Its History, Its Legacy”

Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] will be hosting a Presentation And Panel Discussion entitled “Immigration In Bermuda – Its History, Its Legacy” on Friday, 11th March 2016 from 6 – 8pm at Cathedral Hall “We invite you to attend this urgent presentation that will provide relevant information and insight around... Read more of this article

CURB Urges Govt To Put “Proposals On Hold”

CURB Urges Govt To Put “Proposals On Hold”

“Given the sociopolitical oppression surrounding immigration process in Bermuda, and the growing unrest in the community, CURB urges Government to do the right thing for all the residents of this island, put their current immigration proposals on hold,” Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] said today. This latest statement from CURB... Read more of this article