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E Encyclopaedia Africana October 7, 2022 The Reign of Elizabeth II

A summary of the reign of Elizabeth II and events that took place during her reign

General (LT) Uncategorized April 7, 2022 JAMAICANS LIVING IN UKRAINE WHEN RUSSIA INVADED IN FEBRUARY, SHARE THEIR ACCOUNTS (2022)

On February 25, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. Many students from African and Caribbean nations were trapped in Ukraine, due to the suddenness of the invasion. Here, some Jamaicans share their accounts.

E Encyclopaedia Africana June 25, 2021 EMPIRE WINDRUSH, CLEM ATTLEE’S RESPONSE TO MP

Colonisation in reverse – England owed them and still owes their descendants, better.

Encyclopaedia Africana W March 6, 2021 WALTER RODNEY

All of the countries named as “underdeveloped” in the world are exploited by others; and the underdevelopment with which the world is now preoccupied is a product of capitalist, imperialist and colonialist exploitation.

Encyclopaedia Africana S March 6, 2021 STACEY MCKENZIE

“I’m Jamaican, you know we always have 10 jobs. We are go-getters. We just want to do everything under the sun.”

Encyclopaedia Africana V February 27, 2021 VERONICA CAMPBELL-BROWN

Competing at the 2000 Summer Olympics, the eighteen year old won her first Olympic medal, claiming silver in the 4×100 relay.

Encyclopaedia Africana O February 26, 2021 OLIVE MORRIS

In 1977 Morris returned from China, completed her degree and returned to her home-community in Brixton. In Brixton, Morris became a founding member of the Organisation for Women of African and Asian Descent (OWAAD), 1978-82, and edited the organization’s magazine FOWAD!

Encyclopaedia Africana G February 24, 2021 GIL SCOTT-HERON

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, Brother

C Encyclopaedia Africana October 12, 2020 COURTTIA NEWLAND

They are still treating us like “other,” they are not treating us like we are part of the fabric of the society, they are still treating us like an anomaly.

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