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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

CURB Celebrates Virtual Programming Success

CURB Celebrates Virtual Programming Success

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] recently concluded its first series of Truth and Reconciliation Community Conversations [TRCC] held virtually. A spokesperson said, “The CURB team has been pleased by the enthusiastic feedback received from participants affirming the effectiveness of the virtually amended experience, and the value of programs... Read more of this article

CURB To Hold Virtual Tag Day Fundraiser

CURB To Hold Virtual Tag Day Fundraiser

The Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda will be holding its Tag Day fundraiser virtually over the next two weeks. A spokesperson said, “The charity Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] has annually held its Tag Day fundraiser on 21st March to celebrate the U.N. International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, but sadly had... Read more of this article

CURB To Hold “Media & Anonymity” Webinar

CURB To Hold “Media & Anonymity” Webinar

Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] will be holding a free webinar entitled “Media & Anonymity: Widening the Divide?” tomorrow [March 2]. A spokesperson said, “CURB will be holding a free webinar for the public on Tuesday 2nd March 6:30 – 8:00 pm to discuss and receive input from the public on “Media & Anonymity:... Read more of this article

Jan 19: CURB To Host Racial Healing Webinar

Jan 19: CURB To Host Racial Healing Webinar

In recognition of the 5th Annual National Day of Racial Healing, Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] will be holding a free community webinar entitled “Healing Through Reparation: Bermuda’s Way Forward” on Tuesday [Jan 19]. A spokesperson said, “The webinar will feature a 30-minute condensed version of the presentation CURB gave... Read more of this article