Seitu’s World: West Indian Day Parade In Brooklyn NY (Photographs)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Monday, September 4th, 2017 the West Indian Day Parade took over Eastern Parkway again this summer with folks from Harlem to Hollis in Brooklyn, New York. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set 2022…

From Harlem To The West Indian Day Parade 2017

New York City’s annual West Indian American Day Carnival, held on Labor Day, will head to Crown Heights in Brooklyn once again for a day of festivities that celebrates the history, culture, music, food, and people from myriad Caribbean countries. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible…

Seitu’s World: The West Indian Day Parade (photos)

By Seitu Oronde The first annual Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill National Jamaican Patty Eating Contest as part of the West Indian Day Parade 2015 was held on Sunday, September 6th at outside the Brooklyn Museum in Crown Heights. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images…

Harlem’s Jessie Waddell, Founder Of The West Indian Carnival, NY 1920’s

Many slaves brought the tradition of African outdoor ceremonies to the Caribbean. However, once enslaved, they were prohibited from holding public celebrations despite their slaveholders’ engagement in street parades like Mardi Gras. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year that set…

Celebrate Puerto Rican Day Parade 2012 (video)

Get ready for one of New York’s most colorful and festive parades — as New Yoricans and Haricans celebrate the 55th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, June 10, at 11 am, 2012. PHOTOGRAPHY The fabulous Ms. Hegamin, Harlem recording superstar “Queen Victoria.” One of the most indelible images that we’ve posted this year…