Dorrette G. Young

Jamaican. Born December 15, 1961. Worked for a bank in Jamaica. Was promoted to Secretary to the general manager for the entire banking system. Left for a PR firm, also in Jamaica. Wrote articles for our clients, interviewed local celebrities like Jimmy Cliff, traveled the island covering events with a professional photographer and I sang with the Jamaica Folk Singers, touring the island and Costa Rica. Moved to the USA in 1988 to pursue a career in entertainment. Worked as an LVN in the meantime. I can be contacted at

13 stories by Dorrette G. Young

African American Businesses in Inglewood Revisited Two Years Later

Two years after writing about Black businesses in America, I decided to revisit the community of Inglewood, California to...

Sep 30 · >

The Pandemic

 I took to the streets recently to get different viewpoints on the Coronavirus or the new pandemic, and here...

Mar 27 · >

Introducing Mr Dee Andrews Vice Mayor of Long Beach, California U.S.A.

Mr Delouis Andrews Vice Mayor of Long Beach, California is affectionately known to everyone as Dee Andrews.  He was...

Sep 25 · >

Graduation at the Muhammad University of Islam of the Nation of Islam

It’s graduation time at the Muhammad University of Islam.  The ceremony took place at the Church of Scientology on...

Jul 27 · >

Education in Africa Compared to Black America

Education in Africa is more advanced than we think, maybe even more advanced than that of Black America, and...

Jun 22 · >
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Venezuela in Crisis

Venezuela was colonized by Spain in 1522 and became one of the first Spanish American colonies to declare independence...

Jun 8 · >

Reparations for Blacks; The Great Debate

There’s an ongoing debate instead of delegation as to whether Blacks should receive reparations.  But before we get to...

May 22 · >

Diane Sawyer

Diane Sawyer, the noted journalist, is known for being on Richard Nixon’s White House staff and for her work...

May 17 · >