Category: Caribbean American Heritage Month

5 Essential Facts Every Jamaican Ought To Know About Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Sometimes it is surprising to find out that nationals in a country are unaware of some very important data regarding their history. We don’t want that to be Jamaicans, so we’re providing you with five essential facts every Jamaican needs

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HR1813: What the Proposed US Border Wall Funding Bill Says

Below is the text of the five pages of the Bill to Amend the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to impose a fee for remittance transfers to certain foreign countries and for other purposes. Republican congressman from Alabama, Mike Rogers, introduced the

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Amy Ashwood Garvey: The Woman Behind Jamaican Pan-Africanism

Marcus Garvey’s fame has been heralded far and wide. He has been honoured as one of the most outstanding leaders of the black consciousness movement of the early  1900s, and is one of only seven persons conferred with the Jamaica’s

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Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month 2015

National Caribbean-American Heritage Month marks its 10th anniversary this June. Back in 2005, the House of Representatives unanimously adopted H. Con. Res. 71, sponsored by Congresswoman Barbara Lee, recognising the significance and contributions of Caribbean immigrants and their descendants to the

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