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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

CURB Offers Restorative Practices Training

CURB Offers Restorative Practices Training

Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] will be offering a 2-day Restorative Practices training on January 22 [Friday] and January 23 [Saturday]. A spokesperson said, “CURB invites registrations for its next Restorative Practices training on Friday and Saturday, the 22nd and 23rd of January. After successfully holding our first virtual training... Read more of this article

CURB To Host Trainings & Events This Month

CURB To Host Trainings & Events This Month

Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] will be holding a series of events – a free Racial Healing webinar, a 2-day restorative practices training, and TRCC sessions – this month. The free 30-minute webinar entitled “Racial Healing Through Repartion: Bermuda’s Way Forward” will be held on Tuesday [Jan 19] in recognition... Read more of this article

ADR Publishes Article By CURB’s Lynne Winfield

ADR Publishes Article By CURB’s Lynne Winfield

An article entitled ‘Changing How We Talk About Racial Divide’ by CURB President Lynne Winfield has been published in the American Diversity Report [ADR], an internationally recognized multi-media platform. The article on the ADR website said, “218 years of enslavement and 137 years of segregation have left Bermudians struggling with... Read more of this article

CURB Grateful For Third Point Re Donation

CURB Grateful For Third Point Re Donation

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they are grateful to Third Point Re for their $140,000 donation, with CURB noting that they have “experienced an intense surge in demand from individuals and groups who are sincerely committed to understanding and addressing the experience of racism here in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Over... Read more of this article