A lot of children do not seem to be getting any home training. They must be given some guidance at school about civic responsibility.
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.
World-a-reggae Poster Contest Celebrates Ten Years
Vasilis’ portrait of Queen Nanny of the Maroons is a powerful celebration of all the cultural warriors of Jamaica, like Michael ‘Freestylee’ Thompson, who are committed to fighting for freedom from oppression in all its forms.
Servants’ Quarters For Some Visitors To Devon House
Unlike George Stiebel, poor black Jamaicans must stay at the back of Devon House.
Rubbing Butter On the Cat’s Mouth At SSL
I am indebted to @misspearlygrandson for reminding us in a wicked Tik-Tok video that wi nuh fi rub butter pon puss mouth.
Every Day Devil Help Tief . . .
Time longer dan rope./ Taim langa dan ruop./ Nothing lasts forever.
No Real Choice Of Booster Vaccines
I really didn’t want to mix and match vaccines. It seemed like a last resort. . . . As we put it, “Tek weh yu get til yu get weh yu want.”
Donna McFarlane Representing Blackness With Style and Substance
From the realm of the ancestors, Donna transmits a powerful reminder of the urgent need to emancipate ourselves and our cultural institutions from the stranglehold of those who are determined to ‘civilise’ us.
Devon House Courtyard An Excellent Development
The current Jamaica Labour Party administration does not appear to be committed to preserving the material heritage of Jamaica. Edward Seaga must be rolling in his grave.