Today 53 years ago my birth country of Jamaica became “independent” with the right to self governance. Yet looking online on many forums, Jamaicans aren’t really in the celebrating mood with plenty of good reason. I talk frequently with my family living in JA about the conditions and it is easy to see how the IMF noose […]
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Jamaica Gains Independence – Rare footage
This reminds me of my last post where Gloria Jackson talks of what it was like when Jamaica received independence 50 years ago.
If you haven’t heard it yet here’s the link!
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Jamaica’s Road to Independence: Interview with Gloria Jackson
Today is Jamaica’s 50th Independence and in light of today I have uploaded an interview I did with a mother at my church and close family friend where I asked her about her experience growing up in a colonial Jamaica and what Independence meant to the Jamaican people once they received it.
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