UNCLE JEFF GREGG

Hits: 108BY: Sir Godfrey Gregg  Any one from Paget Farm, Bequia in St. Vincent and the Grenadines should know this building. I remember working on the back fill as a little boy and got $2.50 for a day. That was a lot of money in those days. That building became very famous and an icon […]

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SLAVE REBELLION OF 1791

Hits: 87 A slave rebellion of 1791 By 1792, slave rebels controlled a third of the island. The success of the slave rebellion caused the newly elected Legislative Assembly in France to realize it was facing an ominous situation. To protect France’s economic interests, the Assembly granted civil and political rights to free men of colour […]

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WHO IS THIS WOMAN?

Hits: 176This is the question many people will be asking about this woman. Who, is this woman and I have a very simple answer. The woman in the picture is my mother. To some she is “Mother Dee”, “cousin Deldie”, “Mother Labour”,  to her children “Mammy”, and grandchildren she is “Marma”. In the picture this […]

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BACK TO HISTORY

Hits: 37A friend sent this video to me and I just want to share it with you this month. “My African Diaspora professor Fleetwood at Morgan State University showed me this movie, Sankofa and it heightened my awareness to another level while in undergrad. Sankofa means to go back (into your history) and fetch it. […]

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