if you only read one thing about the whole chris gayle saga- make it this piece.
‘…a bhutto (Jamaican word for crass ignoramus) in a [Mercedes] Benz, is still a bhutto…! – Professor Rex Nettleford, n.d.
Happy New Year, Reader!
2016 has begun with a bang! There can be no doubts about that. Since the beginning of the new year, there have been at least three different stories all concerning Feminism and, to a lesser extent, sexism, as well as Jamaicans.
Note, not all have been about Jamaica or Jamaicans but certainly that which I wish to highlight today has been. It concerns the fining of onetime West Indian Cricket Captain, Jamaican, Chris Gayle, who also now plays for Australian Cricket Club, Melbourne Renegades.
The others concern a local newspaper story about schoolgirls ‘stalking’ male teachers in the classrooms, in Jamaican high schools and another about Bill Cosby, about which I also posted some initial reactions on Facebook, at the start of the…
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