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Part I of II – Documentary on Jamaican National Heroine to Screen at the 24th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival.

New York, January 15, 2016 – The legendary Nanny of the Maroons is Jamaica’s only female National Heroine. She was an eighteenth-century, African warrior Queen who led a band of former enslaved Africans in the mountains of Jamaica to a decisive victory over the mighty British army
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Kingston Designated a Creative Music City by UNESCO

TEF Provides Over $3.4 Million to Support Venture Kingston, Jamaica: December 11, 2015 – State Minister in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment Hon. Damion Crawford has welcomed news that the push to have Kingston designated a Creative City of Musi
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JCA Board Member to be Awarded Jamaica’s National Award

Los Angeles, CA (October 6, 2015) - Former Consul General for Southern California and Jamaica Cultural Alliance (JCA) Board Member, Mr. Cleveland Neil, will on October 19th be awarded the Badge of Honour for Meritorious Service (BHM) to Jamaica and th
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Labour Day: Dignity, Community & Solidarity

Introduction On May 23 each year, unless it falls on a Saturday or Sunday, Jamaicans celebrate Labour Day by volunteering their time and energy towards the beautification and enhancement of communities across the island.A national holiday, Labour Day has been officia
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Chaplain To Queen Elizabeth II To Visit Los Angeles

Beverly Hills, California, April 20, 2015 – The Reverend Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, will visit Los Angeles in July 2015. Also holding the historic title as the 79th Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, Reverend Hudson-Wil
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From Projects to Parliment, Britain’s ‘Rev Rose’ Breaks Barriers.

Parliament in London is an old­ fashioned place. When members gather in the House of Commons, the sea of faces is generally wrinkled, white and male. The chaplain who leads them each day in prayer is emphatically not. The Rev. Rose Hudson­Wilkin is the first black woman to serve as
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The Unsung Heroes Of Jamaican Popular Music – Chapter 1

There is a persistent myth that seeks to suggest that the influence of Caribbean music on the rest of the world is a recent phenomenon, and that prior to the appearance of Bob Marley and Reggae music the Caribbean had no significant presence in the wider world. Not only that, but the
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“AAA” (Triple “A”) – MATTHEW ALEXANDER GOODEN

Loyola Marymount Univeristy Frank R. Seaver College of Science & Engineering, Class of 2019 Division 1, LMU Soccer, Forward Harvard WestLake High School High School
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Garth Fagan JCA Trailblazer of the Year Awardee

For many, Garth Fagan is synonymous with “The Lion King” which has gained international acclaim worldwide. According to the Los Angeles Times, “The source of his good spirits is the announcement in the latter part of 2014 that "The Lion King," which opened in 19
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