The month of June is special for numerous reasons: there’s sunshine to soak up, we all get a chance to catch up on some family time, and who can forget the many graduations and BBQs galore (just to name a few)! But did you know, that June is also a month of commemoration? In 2006, June was dubbed National Caribbean-American Heritage Month to honor and recognize the vital contributions made by Caribbean people and their descendants to shape the American cultural and historical landscape as we know it today. All month long and across the U.S. you can catch parades, festivals and special exhibits and so much more! But the real question is, how much do you really know about Caribbean-American history and heritage?

Well, if you’re not sure, it’s time to find out! Take our quiz and see if you’re a Caribbean-American heritage amateur or expert!

How’d you do? Tell us in the comments below!

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In a past life, Tasmiah was either a Bollywood actress, renowned ethnographer or master chef; no questions asked. In this one, she is a shower-singing, croissant enthusiast, who also writes content for Fareportal, in that order.