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Emancipation Day – Never Forget!

Do you remember the days of slavery? Do you remember the days of slavery? And how they beat us And how they worked us so hard And they used us ‘Til they refuse us – Burning Spear August 1st marked the commemoration of freedom from slavery for people of African descent in the Caribbean. However, it is also commemorated on […]

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Garvey Fined For Dissent

Cricket West Indies has confirmed that Jamaica Scorpions opener Garth Garvey was fined for a breach of the Code of Conduct in the Digicel 4-day tournament during the first round of matches which ended on Sunday. Garvey was reported by on-field umpires Nigel Duguid and Danesh Ramdhanie, along with reserve umpire Nandkumar Shivsankar, for a Level 1 breach of the […]

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Garth Garvey — Scorpions’ Man To Watch In Regional 4-Day Tournament

“The Negro will have to build his own government, industry, art, science, literature, and culture before the world will stop to consider him.” — Marcus Garvey Will the world stop to consider Garth Gregory Garvey, the 26-year-old Jamaican cricketer? Jamaica’s history of producing world-class athletes across different sports is not only well-known globally but also well documented. Historically, cricket is […]


Spread Marcus Garvey’s Life And Teachings Even More

In an editorial piece, jamaicaobserver.com, noted that 130 years ago, in St Ann’s Bay, the Jamaican couple of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Sr, a mason, and Sarah Jane Richards, a domestic worker, welcomed into the world a son who eventually grew to become one of the most influential and inspirational black leaders of his era. The editorial further noted Garvey’s significant […]


Marcus Garvey — “Declaration Of The Rights Of The Negro Peoples Of The World”

The Principles of the Universal Negro Improvement Association Preamble Be It Resolved, That the Negro people of the world, through their chosen representatives in convention assembled in Liberty Hall, in the City of New York and United States of America, from August 1 to August 31, in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty, protest against the […]