This Has To Stop

“This is 2021,” Indi Mclymont-Lafayette, a member of the Advocacy Network, a group of Jamaicans dedicated to good governance and gender-based violence, said. “It’s not comparable to the 1950s or 1960s. This is something that has to stop immediately. It’s an egregious affront to this young woman’s right to freedom of religion and self expression.

On Sunday, Jamaica observed Emancipation Day, which is the celebration of the emancipation of enslaved blacks.