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Louise Bennett-Coverley

Louise Bennett was born on September 7, 1919. She was a Jamaican poet and activist. From Kingston, Jamaica Louise Bennett remains a household name in …

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Ralston Milton Nettleford

“Patriotism… is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime,” as quoted by former United States Presidential nominee …

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Charles Hyatt

Charles Hyatt is well known as a talented actor, playwright, director, author and broadcaster. A Kingstonian by birth, he was educated at St. Alloysious Boys …

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Herbert Henry McKenley

SPORTING LEGACY: What he left behind in accomplishments on the field of sport reads like a bestselling novel. At the 1948 and 1952 Olympic Games …

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Randolph Samuel Williams

Randolph Samuel Williams (Mas Ran) was born in Colon Panama on October 26, 1912. He came to Jamaica at the age of six. He attended …

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Edna Manley

Edna Manley was born in Yorkshire, England in 1900 to a Jamaican mother and an English father and died February 2, 1987. She studied at …

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Robert Nesta Marley

Musical Emissary Hailed as the “most charismatic emissary of modern Pan-Africanism”, by Timothy White in his book, Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley, …

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Usain St. Leo Bolt

World’s Fastest Human Without a doubt, Dr. the Honourable Ambassador Usain Bolt, OJ is the fastest athlete the world has ever seen. His athletic prowess …

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