Trinidad and Tobago

Encyclopaedia Africana L March 1, 2021 LEARIE CONSTANTINE

After his retirement from professional cricket Constantine began working in a lawyer’s office, a career he had previously pursued before his years of professional cricket.

Encyclopaedia Africana M February 26, 2021 MICHAEL X

Michael de Frietas, later known as Michael Abdul Malik and Michael X, was a controversial black revolutionary figure born in Port-au-Spain, Trinidad in 1933. He was mixed-race. Iona Brown, his mother, was working-class and a known African spiritualist in their community in Trinidad. His estranged father, Emmanuel de Frietas, was Portuguese and resided in St. Kitts where he accumulated wealth from his chains …

B Encyclopaedia Africana October 4, 2020 UK: BRISTOL BUS BOYCOTT, 1963

One of their foremost grievances was the colour bar operated by the Bristol Omnibus Company, which had been a nationalised company owned by the British government since 1950, and operated through the Transport Holding Company.

E Encyclopaedia Africana September 25, 2020 ERIC WILLIAMS

In his provocative yet enduring interpretation, Williams re-framed the history of the British Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, its concomitant European incarnations, and established the contribution of Caribbean slavery to the development of Britain and America.

B Encyclopaedia Africana September 25, 2020 BOOK: CAPITALISM & SLAVERY BY ERIC WILLIAMS

Dr. Eric Eustace Williams (Sept. 25, 1911 – March 29 1981) served as the first Prime Minister of the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

E Encyclopaedia Africana August 23, 2020 EARL LOVELACE

His first novel, While Gods Are Falling, was published in 1965 and won the British Petroleum Independence Literary Award.

Encyclopaedia Africana T August 6, 2020 TRINIDAD & TOBAGO NATIONAL ANTHEM

Here every creed and race find an equal place,
And may God bless our nation.

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