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Column: Anniversary Of 1959 Theatre Boycott

Column: Anniversary Of 1959 Theatre Boycott

[Column written by Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda] 15th June 2022 is the 63rd anniversary of the Bermuda Theatre Boycott, and through the courage of a group of young people calling themselves The Progressive Group, all theatres were forced to close due to the boycott protests and lack of revenue. As a result of this extraordinary grassroot activism,... Read more of this article

CURB: Keep West End Primary School In System

CURB: Keep West End Primary School In System

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they “support community efforts to have West End Primary School remain in the public school system.” Last year, following a consultation process, the Government announced that they will move forward with Parish Primary Schools which “will see one primary school per parish with two primary... Read more of this article

CURB Appoints Stacey-Lee Williams

CURB Appoints Stacey-Lee Williams

Citizens Uprooting Racism Bermuda [CURB] has appointed Stacey-Lee Williams as their Executive Director. A spokesperson said, “Since the transformative summer of 2020 when the World witnessed the gruesome racist murder of George Floyd, and as the consequences of the Covid pandemic have worsened inequality, CURB has been extremely active. “With... Read more of this article

IAC To Hold ‘Race and Social Equity’ Programme

IAC To Hold ‘Race and Social Equity’ Programme

IAC has opened registration for its ‘Healing the Practitioner: Critical Conversations about Race and Social Equity’ programme for social sector professionals. A spokesperson said, “The programme launches on Thursday April 7th from 9.00am to 11.30am and runs weekly for seven weeks for up to 12 professionals. “The seven weekly sessions... Read more of this article

Fortitude Re Donates $88,333 To CURB

Fortitude Re Donates $88,333 To CURB

Fortitude Re donated $88,333 to Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] to assist its “work in the community against social injustice and racial inequity.” A spokesperson said, “Fortitude Re, Bermuda’s largest multi-line reinsurer, has announced an $88,333 donation to Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] to provide crucial... Read more of this article

IAC & CURB Partner With Therapeutic Series

IAC & CURB Partner With Therapeutic Series

The Inter Agency Committee for Children and Families [IAC] and Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] recently partnered to offer a therapeutic series titled ‘Healing the Practitioner: Critical Conversations about Race and Social Inequity.’ A spokesperson said, “The Inter Agency Committee for Children and Families and Citizens Uprooting... Read more of this article

‘Emancipation In The Bermuda Context’ Webinar

‘Emancipation In The Bermuda Context’ Webinar

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] will be hosting a free webinar entitled “Emancipation In The Bermuda Context” on Tuesday, July 27th. CURB said, “How much were owners of the enslaved compensated in Bermuda? What is the legacy of Sir George Somers, and why has the last Friday of July been changed to recognise National Hero... Read more of this article

Decolonising Archaeology In Bermuda Webinar

Decolonising Archaeology In Bermuda Webinar

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] will be hosting a free webinar entitled “Decolonising Archaeology in Bermuda” on Thursday [July 1] from 5.30pm to 7.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Tucker’s Town Burial Ground is a lasting memorial of a once thriving free Black community in Bermuda. The burial plot, long neglected and overgrown,... Read more of this article

CURB: Wantley House Should Be Saved

CURB: Wantley House Should Be Saved

“Wantley is of significant architectural, cultural and social importance to African Bermudian life in the 19th and 20th centuries and should be saved for the long-term enjoyment and appreciation by the people of Bermuda,” the Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda said. A spokesperson said, “CURB is disturbed to hear of the plans to demolish one... Read more of this article

CURB: Dr. Eva Hodgson Racial Justice Award

CURB: Dr. Eva Hodgson Racial Justice Award

In recognition of the one-year anniversary of the passing of Dr. Eva N. Hodgson, Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] is launching the Dr. Eva N. Hodgson Racial Justice Award. A spokesperson said, “In recognition of the one-year anniversary [29th May] of the passing of racial justice advocate Dr. Eva N. Hodgson, and as a way to honor Dr.... Read more of this article

CURB On Clarien Foundation Education Initiative

CURB On Clarien Foundation Education Initiative

While noting that the Clarien Foundation ”should be commended for its philanthropy,” Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said that “Clarien’s approach undermines the integrity of its philanthropy.” This follows after Clarien announced they “pledged an annual investment of $25,000 in local private schools for... Read more of this article

CURB To Share ‘Shackles Of The Past’ Book

CURB To Share ‘Shackles Of The Past’ Book

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] announced that the family of the late David Critchley have given permission for his book Shackles of the Past to be offered as a download at the CURB website, free of charge under a Creative Commons license. A spokesperson said, “David Critchley was an early activist against discrimination in Bermuda. A... Read more of this article

May 12: CURB To Host Virtual Community Forum

May 12: CURB To Host Virtual Community Forum

Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] will be holding a virtual community forum and panel discussion entitled ‘The 1981 General Strike: Memories of a Fight for Justice’ on Wednesday, May 12th A spokesperson said, “CURB invites the public to join us for our next virtual community forum and panel discussion entitled The 1981 General Strike:... Read more of this article