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International Women's Day 2018

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STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST OUR WOMEN

Bajan (Barbados) Saturday Recipe Pudding and Souse

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Pudding and Souse
The dish Pudding and Souse is a traditional Saturday lunch for many Bajans. The souse is essentially pickled pork and the "pudding" is steamed sweet potato. Traditionally souse was made using the pig trotters (feet), ear, snout and tongue. Today, many people prefer to use lean pork meat instead. The pudding is traditionally served in a casing of pig intestines (similar to sausages) but this is optional. Every Bajan has their favourite dining spot to enjoy this delicacy, or has a "pudding and souse lady" from whom they order on a weekly basis. One of our favourite spots is the Village Bar at Lemon Arbour. RecipeSouse2 lb pork shoulder cut into 1 inch pieces, or the traditional ear, snout and tongue cut into bite-size pieces.One large onion, dicedTwo cucumbers, gratedScotch bonnet pepper (or chilli of your choice), finely dicedJuice of 3 limesChopped fresh parsleyBoil the pork in salted water, until tender. Combine the cooked pork …

AMAZING BLACK PANTHER ACTRESS

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By Kia Morgan-Smith  - March 1, 2018
Dorothy Steel landed her role in Black Panther at age 91. (WSBTV) Dorothy Steel is a living testament to the adage “it’s never too late to pursue your dreams.” And the 92-year-old Atlantan got her big break when she was 91 years old, landing a role in the mega hit Black Panther as the Merchant Tribal Elder giving advice to the King of Wakanda. Steel told WSBTV in Atlanta that she didn’t even pursue acting until she was 88! Representation mattersCasting callbacks don’t usually happen the way it did for Steel who submitted her audition and within an hour got a callback for a role in the blockbuster. And of all the movies, Dorothy Steel ended up being cast in one of the highest grossing Marvel Cinematic Universe releases of all time, on her first try! Dorothy Steel also told the Atlanta station that she believes the female heroes in the film helped the movie break records at the box office. Steel said her role as Tribal Elder was fitt…