Ministry a Education a put back Civics inna school./ Minischri a Edikieshan a put bak Siviks ina skuul./ The Ministry of Education is putting Civics back on the curriculum.
No Black History Month
Believe it or not, history is not a compulsory subject on the curriculum in Jamaica.
Gleaner Fi Talk Plain an Simple Bout di PM
A full time Govament stop form fool an tek fi wi language serious inna school./A ful taim Govament stap faam fuul an tek fi wi langgwij siiryos ina skuul./It’s high time for the Government to stop forming the fool and start taking our language seriously in the school system.
Norma Rodney Harrack’s Healing Art
Norma is not only a practising artist. She’s an academic who has written extensively about ceramic art.
Paying Lip Service to Louise Bennett-Coverley
It is not enough for politicians like Andrew Holness to pay lip service to Louise Bennett-Coverley for “bring[ing] our language on the world stage.” The Jamaican language must be brought into the primary school curriculum in Jamaica.
Paul Miller – an Honourable Politician
Paul was a truly exceptional politician. His goal was not personal enrichment. He was a man of integrity who made an outstanding contribution to national development.
Jamaicans Do Not Own Reggae
It’s time for Jamaicans to recognise that even though reggae originated here, we don’t own it. Just like how parents don’t own their children!
Vybz Kartel Fi National Hero
Adidja shoulda never ha fi skull school fi go a studio./ Adidja shuda neva a fi skol skuul fi go a styuudiyo./ Adidja should never have had to skip school to go in studio.
Yvonne Skeffrey – a Jamaican At home In the Bahamas
The imperial history of The UCWI did not impede the growth of both national and regional consciousness. As students sat in classes with their counterparts from all over the Creole-Anglophone Caribbean, they learned that they shared a common identity. They were citizens of the wider Caribbean, not just their country of birth.
Eulogy For Dr. Shirley McLean
A year ago, my friend Shirley McLean died at the age of 91. This is my tribute to her. The original Shirley McLean! That’s how Dr. Shirley Richards McLean mischievously loved to describe herself. And, as you will clearly see in this glamorous cover girl pose, Shirley’s film star namesake had nothing over her. The... Continue Reading →