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Jamaica

Asafa Powell’s Statue Unveiled

The statute of Olympian Asafa Powell was recently unveiled at the National Stadium Statue Park in Kingston. It is the last of four monuments of outstanding Jamaican athletes commissioned by the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport under the ‘Jamaica 55’ Legacy Program. The statues of Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, and Veronica Campbell-Brown were installed earlier. In a press […]

EDUCATION School

Duke University Joins The Fray To Remove Confederate Statue

Duke University is acting to rid its self of the past by having the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee removed from the entrance of a chapel on the Durham, North Carolina, campus. This action comes amidst the aftermath of deadly clashes last week in Charlottesville, Virginia that left counter protester Heather Heyer, 32, dead and several people injured. […]