In the dark, teeth clenched Large steps, he enjoys the race, In he creeps, the end. Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge: Creep & Race.
Month: October 2016
Walter Rodney was assassinated in Guyana at the age of 38 for preaching what he believed in, his advocacy for the working poor, the unfair treatment of Blacks in all societies, he believed a more socialist view would be better for society rather than a capitalist one, this all […]
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October 19th was the birthday of, reggae musician, the great Peter Tosh. An original member of The Wailers (band), who decided to take the solo path, and shined, till his death at the age of 42. Last Saturday, following his 72nd birthday, the “Peter Tosh Museum” was launched in Kingston, Jamaica (not yet open to the public.) So today as my celebration of him, I’m sharing some of his songs.
As you all should know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and today I’ll be doing a throwback, to a post about Breast Cancer that I really loved, it is from October 2015. “Breast Cancer Awareness” by Jik-Reuben, take a look here.
A small excerpt: “The symbol on her forehead is an African Adinkra symbol which represents “Adaptability.” Being able to bounce back from any form of cancer isn’t an easy feat, and for women bouncing back from breast cancer most times is very difficult…”
Now go read the blog post! Tomorrow is Mammography Day, so all my ladies who are of age and haven’t done that test as yet, the sooner you do your first test, the better. For those who are due another mammogram, don’t put it off, you need to keep your health status in check. Learn more about Breast Cancer, and how to spot signs on Jamaica Cancer Society’s website, here.
If you would like to support a great cause, you may purchase the “Mar Mar Bar” from The Sud-Bar, all proceeds from the sale of this soap goes toward funding Breast Cancer education initiatives in urban communities. It is available in pharmacies island wide as well as the Sud-Bar website, here.
October 17th was our National Hero’s Day, it is the Holiday for celebrating our National Heroes, for all their contribution to the development of Jamaica. In honour of the life of our first National Hero, Michael Holgate’s Roots Rock Reggae Musical, “GARVEY: The Musical” débuted last weekend.
Something is coming! *Cues a nice long drumroll* Fi Wi Jamaica declares Monday, (Jamaica’s Hero’s Day) October 17th, the first ever Big Up Jamaica Day! It is a celebration of Jamaica via social media. All you have to do to participate: on Monday, post and tweet good things or simply […]