Like a mystic, Rita Marley intuitively knew she was divinely called to fulfil a queenly mission. In 1983,
There is overwhelming evidence to substantiate the claim that Chief Tacky should be a national hero. Before Sam Sharpe and Paul Bogle, there was Chief Tacky.
The primary purpose of the Pan-African Heritage World Museum is to ensure that the silences about our history are loudly broken.
As we celebrate Emancipation and Independence, we must honour our African heritage: language, aesthetics, spirituality, food and so much more. Otherwise, all the high-sounding talk of freedom is pure vanity.
Garvey conceived the assembly as “The First International Convention of the Negro Peoples of the World.” Approximately two thousand delegates from twenty-two countries attended. The congress was a grand affair lasting for the entire month.
It was Winnie Mandela who inspired Andrea Davis to create International Reggae Day. When the Mandelas came to Jamaica in 1991, Winnie gave an animated speech to women in which she acknowledged the militant reverberations of reggae music in the anti-apartheid struggle. Songs like Peter Tosh’s 1977 Apartheid motivated South African freedom fighters in the bush.
The bust should be replaced with an image that inspires unequivocal admiration of Garvey's accomplishments as an illustrious pan-Africanist rallying the black world to affirm pride in race.
On Sunday, September 9, 1906, The New York Times published a story with the headline, "Bushman Shares a Cage With Bronx Park Apes".
So a di myal spirit deh pon St Thomas mek plenty a wi tink seh di parish backward. An wi naa see seh St Thomas a one pretty-pretty parish.
So a di maiyal spirit de pan St Thomas mek plenti a wi tingk se di parish bakwod. An wi naa si se St Thomas a wan priti-priti parish.
So it's the myal spirit that's on St Thomas that makes a lot of us think that the parish is backward. And we're not seeing that St Thomas is a beautiful parish.