Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze Claimed Madness, Rainbow and Song

On August 4, Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze joined the ancestors. She is certainly not done. Death will not silence her song. And her rainbow promise will not fade. Breeze has left a legacy of poems, short stories, scripts for theatre and film as well as numerous recordings of her vibrant performances that will, indeed, endure. 

Wa Mek di Prime Minister a Bow To di Queen?

Di said same queen weh gi wi independence a rule we same way. Wa kind a independence dat?/ Di sed siem Kwiin we gi wi indipendens a ruul wi siem wie. Wa kain a indipendens dat?/ For quite a long time, both political parties have been saying that it's time for the Queen of England to no longer be Jamaica's head of state. The politicians know we're forming the fool pretending that we are truly independent. The very Queen who gave us independence is ruling us just the same. What kind of independence is that?

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