While the Anglicans in the United Kingdom and the Caribbean remain reluctant to demand reparations for colonialism and slavery from the Church Commissioners, who manage the Church of England’s £10bn assets, Episcopalians in the United States, and Virginia in particular, have albeit reluctantly, begun the process of Reparations.
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MONTEGO BAY September 21, 2022 - Turning more directly and expansively to the Sam Sharpe War, often referred to as a rebellion, Its processes and its consequences, the misinformation about the Sam Sharpe War itself was numerous.
MONTEGO BAY, September 14, 2022 - This matter of the of the skewed history of the Church, in favour of white missionaries to the detriment of Jamaican and Black pastors who developed the church, is not just a Baptist issue. The Baptists is just one of the religious denominations hardest hit by the reportage of its history, but ought to be an issue of national concern regarding the squalid way our Jamaican history generally has been published.
MONTEGO BAY, September 12, 2022 - Former Trade Unionist and former Mayor of Montego Bay and now historical researcher, Shalmanezer Scott, In July 2014, delivered the 19th Annual Emancipation Lecture at the Calvary Baptist Church, on the topic "Sam Sharpe’s journey from Slave Plantation to National Hero," but more generally, the role of the Traditional and non-conformist Church in the 400 year Struggle for the liberation of enslaved Africans from chattel Slavery.
MONTEGO BAY, September 11, 2022 - The development of the United Kingdom and the United States of America, would probably not have become quite the lavish economic and military establishment they now boast, were it not for the trans-atlantic trade in black people from Africa and the forced labour they provided in the building and maintenance of these empires.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, September 9, 2022 - The White Witch of Rose Hall represents one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Jamaica. It's a peddled melodramatic legend of Annie Palmer as the White Witch, “a woman of unknown origins and of sinister beauty, who murdered husbands and lovers and was in turn murdered by her slaves as a retribution for her wickedness.”
MONTEGO BAY, August 23, 2022 - The historical value of Jamaica’s primary cricket grounds, the world-famous Sabina Park in Kingston, lies not necessarily in that fact that many of the world’s cricket greats have played on that field, but that a little-known slave woman, for whom the grounds are named, was buried there, having paid the ultimate price as part of her battle for freedom from slavery.
MONTEGO BAY July 9, 2022 - Renown economist Professor Donald Harris says the achievement of Jamaican born nurse Dr. Sandra Lindsay, in being awarded the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom, has highlighted the long standing tradition of Jamaican women who migrate to the UK, Canada and US, to work as health care providers, often becoming a mainstay of the health care system in those countries, and acquiring a reputation for the highest quality of service delivery.
Nigeria is home to about 15 million of the world’s 258 million widows. Widowhood in an ethnically and religiously diverse country like Nigeria, with three major ethnic groups and over 250 minorities, is complex.
KINGSTON , Jamaica, June 21, 2022 - Statesman in residence at the PJ Patterson Centre for Africa-Caribben Advocacy, former Jamaican prime minister P. J. Patterson, has paid tribute to Internationally renowned Barbadian novelist, poet, and essayist, George Lamming who passed away on Saturday June 4, four days short of his 95th birthday.