The Brooklyn Carnival

The Brooklyn Carnival is a colorful expression of Caribbean pride and heritage and is often considered the pinnacle of West Indian American culture in New York City. Here, we look into the practical aspects of the Brooklyn Carnival: its history and what exactly happens during the five-day event. We also look into how the event influences West Indian immigrant identity as well as how the event is a manifestation of the transnational ties between immigrants and their homelands in the Caribbean.

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