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Highest Black Achiever Dr. Willard Wigan: The Master of Micro Miniature Art

The world of micro miniatures - intricate, tiny handmade works of art which cannot be seen with the natural eye - was revolutionized by...

THE INDOMITABLE TRACY CHAPMAN MAKES HISTORY

In the late 1980's Tracy Chapman burst onto the music scene with her eponymous debut album after being signed to Electra records. The album’s...

JAMAICA’S PRIZED SPRINTER – ELAINE THOMPSON-HERAH

As one of Jamaica’s sprint queens, Elaine Thompson-Herah has been one of the most dominant track athletes to represent the country. Born on June...

WILLIAM WIGGAN REDEFINED THE MEANING OF MICRO MINIATURE ART

ABOUT WILLIAM WIGGAN: Artists are known for their ability to push boundaries and create masterpieces using unconventional materials. However, there is one artist who was...

MEET HAITI’S RENE GODEFROY

If hanging on to the axel (between the back wheels of a tractor-trailer) for a ride across the border from Toronto, Canada to New...

FROM STRUGGLE TO CELEBRITY

Steve HarveyThe son of a coal miner, Steve Harvey graduated high school and went on to Kent State University. After graduation he worked as...

SYNOPSIS OF A PHENOMENAL WOMAN – JAMAICA’S DR. ANNETTE RILEY

In my time of solitude, I often reflect on my life from my simple abode in Rose’s Valley, a small rural district in St....

AN AMAZING INTERVIEW WITH GUYANA’S HONOURABLE JUSTICE STANLEY ALFRED MOORE LLM (LOND)

It was nothing short of awe-inspiring to sit in the home and the presence of The Honorable Stanley Moore - Justice of Appeal of...

JAMAICA’S BOBSLEDDER DEVON HARRIS – A TOUCHING INTERVIEW

ABOUT DEVON HARRIS: Speaking of Jamaica’s Bobsled team often elicits peals of laughter, not due to disrespect, but because it is well known that the...

“QUEEN OF SOUL” Aretha Franklin 3/25/1942 – 8/16/2018

ABOUT ARETHA FRANKLIN: It’s never easy to pen any elocution of one as massive in spirit, presence, performance and delivery as Aretha Franklin. Does one...

SEARCHING FOR BOB MARLEY – Marlene Daley

ABOUT BOB MARLEY: Some Jamaicans are just too brilliant to be labeled “wagonists,” but until such time that there is an appropriate label for them,...

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Highest Black Achiever Dr. Willard Wigan: The Master of Micro Miniature Art

The world of micro miniatures - intricate, tiny handmade...

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JAMAICA’S PRIZED SPRINTER – ELAINE THOMPSON-HERAH

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