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    • Marcus Garvey and the Early Rastafarians: Continuity and Discontinuity

    • Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940-Influence;Rastafari movement; Black nationalism-History-20th century; Blacks-Politics and government-20th century.
    • This paper examines the political aspects of the origins of the Rastafarian movement at a time when the Garvey movement was in decline in the 1930s. Its main intentions are to .underscore ways in which Garveyism has affected the evolution of...
    • The African Renaissance and the Caribbean

    • Caribbean Area-Civilization-African influences; Pan-Africanism; Caribbean Area-Politics and government-20th century
    • This study investigates the significance of the African Renaissance for Caribbean people. The African Renaissance, according to the author, signals a shift in our connection with Africa from anti-colonial and anti-apartheid to post-colonial and...
    • Reflections on the Rebellion in St. Thomas in the East for today, July 11, 2004.

    • Insurgency-Jamaica-History; Slave insurrections-Jamaica-History-18th century; Jamaica-History-Morant Bay rebellion, 1865-1866;Maroons-Jamaica; Heroes-Jamaica; Jamaica-History
    • The causes and structures of slave revolts in Jamaica are discussed in this article. It also looks into the role of Maroons in slave uprisings. It questions if we can have a non-violent Morant Bay Rebellion today, and says that in order to have...
    • Pan-Africanism — Ethical Challenges

    • Pan-Africanism; Haiti-Politics and government; Grenada-Politics and government; South Africa-Politics and government; Jamaica-Social conditions; South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission-History; Truth commissions-Haiti; Truth...
    • This paper features individuals who have been champions of Pan-Africanism and black power empowerment. It looks briefly at the political crisis in Haiti, Grenada, and South Africa and crime and violence in Jamaica. It also examines the factors that...
    • The Situation in the Caribbean Islands

    • Caribbean Area-Civilization-African influences; Caribbean Area-Politics and government; Caribbean Area-Economic conditions; Education-Caribbean Area; Black-power-Caribbean Area; South Africa-Relations-Caribbean Area
    • This paper examines Africa from the perspective of the Caribbean. It also gives a quick rundown of Caribbean education, economics, politics, and culture. The study continues with a look at South Africa's relations with the Caribbean.
    • Night shudders over all

    • Man-woman relationship; Marriage; Infidelity
    • Night time seems to bring to fore all sorts of events and behavior as people reach out for life or try to make sense of it. The author presents some examples, including: the wife who suspects her artist husband of philandering with his latest...
    • Barometer falling

    • Interpersonal relations; Women
    • The author gives a bird’s eye view of life among a variety of people on a given day and concludes with the story of Connie whose dog had bitten her friend’s child. Every day Connie feared the child’s mother would confront her with a medical bill,...
    • Launching: Passionate Advocate

    • Book-Marketing; Authors, Jamaican; Lawyers-Jamaica-Biography; Lawyers-Great Britain-Biography; Gifford, Anthony
    • An address at the launch of Lord Anthony Gifford's book, Passionate Advocate. It provides information about Lord Gifford's interest in advocacy.
    • Senate meeting, UWI, Mona, 1948/49

    • Meetings (Senate) - Jamaica; College administrators - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Principals (University) - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Registrars - Caribbean Area, English-speaking; Springer, H.; Taylor, T. W. J.; Harper, W. F.;...
    • *The Senate meeting of 1948/49. From left to right are Registrar Mr. H. Springer, Principal Dr. T.W.J. Taylor, Professor Harper, Professor Hassall, Mr. P.M. Sherlock and (foreground) Dr. F. H. Bowen. Dr. Taylor was the first Principal of the...
    • Dr. F. H. Bowen, warden of Gibraltar Hall,  with some undergraduates

    • College students - Jamaica; Wardens - Jamaica; Gibraltar Hall (Jamaica); Marchand, Sonia; Magnus, Kenneth; McKenzie, Keith; Lowe, Muriel; Box, Valerie; Darby, Hazel; Burke, Ludlow; Drayton, Harold; Berry, Don; Omardeen, Talib, Holness, Florence;...
    • *Dr. Bowen, warden of Gibraltar Hall, seated with undergraduate students. From left to right are, Sonia Marchand, Kenneth Magnus, Keith McKenzie, Muriel Lowe, Valerie Box, Dr. Bowen, Hazel Darby, Ludlow Burke, Harold Drayton, Ron Berry, Talib...
    • The sorry ostrich

    • Death ; Grief
    • Swallowed up with grief at the loss of his wife, Sam refuses to be consoled or to return to work, until Penny comes calling. He sees through the artificiality of her grief and how dissimilarity to his dear wife. This sudden knowledge helps him to...
    • Christmas Eve

    • Christmas stories; City and town life; Rural life; Interpersonal relations; loss
    • Christmas Eve is usually a time of food, laughter and good cheer, but for some like Connie, there is little cause to celebrate. In the country, she listens to her family’s chatter as they express their wishes for a better new year. Mass Jim talks...
    • Start of something again

    • Man-woman relationship; Interpersonal relations; Hurricanes
    • Duckett and Silver meet regularly at their favourite restaurant to talk about art and politics as the city grows restless in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. During this time, Silver is flirting dangerously with a married woman right...

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