Lamming claimed the fortification of his own origins in the chattel house.
“Another country that has been tipped as a high possibility of being visited by the couple is Jamaica. Much like Barbados, there have been murmurings that the country has thought about declaring independence and it is hoped that Prince William and Catherine will give the monarchy the boost it needs to convince Caribbean leaders not to follow Barbados.”
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.
Inna Augustown, Miller still a write down di vision. An im sight di way Babylon system inna Jamaica fight down black people culture.
Ina Augustown, Miller stil a rait dong di vishan. An im sait di wie Babilan sistim ina Jamieka fait dong blak piipl kolcha.
In Augustown, Miller is still writing down the vision. And he 'sights' the way Babylon system in Jamaica fights down black people's culture.
The idea of 'God' and the promise of 'grace' are often used in mysterious ways to justify acceptance of injustice on Earth, with the expectation of reparations in the hereafter.
I must admit I do have some sympathy for Jodi Stewart-Henriques. She’s suffering from townhouse syndrome. It’s a condition brought on by living so close to your neighbours that every little sound starts to get louder and louder. It gradually gets on your nerves. Eventually, even the flush of a toilet enrages you. Let alone loud music and dirt bikes. And you end up making unfortunate statements on social media about who should go back to where they came from.
Soon, Cayman will be almost completely overrun by foreigners. They will be the primary beneficiaries of development. For Caymanians, the price of 'development' will be loss. Loss of land, loss of social place, loss of identity.
In a famous speech delivered in Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1937, Garvey prophetically declared, "We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because whilst others might free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind. Mind is your only ruler, sovereign. The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind, because man is related to man under all circumstances for good or ill."