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2202, 2022

Oroyo Eubanks from deep rural St. Ann knew from age 11 that the sky was the limit and put things in motion to achieve his dreams. Now living in London, he is on his way

February 22, 2022|

Oroyo Eubanks is a communications specialist with over ten years’ experience in multimedia broadcast journalism. He is currently the Communications Manager for Chain of Hope in the UK a children’s cardiac medical charity which funds heart surgeries for children from across developing and war-torn areas. [...]

902, 2022

Karl Brown from Manchester, Jamaica took his determination to become a Magistrate in Miami, Florida

February 9, 2022|

Karl S.H. Brown, Esquire General Magistrate/Judge, State of Florida 11th Judicial Circuit, Miami-Dade County, Miami, Florida since May 2005, hearing cases in the Family Division. A native of Manchester, Jamaica. Graduate of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, with a [...]

1712, 2021

Wayne Golding, attorney, radio host & community activist from Kingston, Jamaica found his passion in law

December 17, 2021|

Wayne Golding Sr. Esq., was born in Kingston, Jamaica where he attended primary school first in St. Mary and then in Kingston. After graduating from Kingston College in 1981 he migrated to New York, USA. In the USA he earned a Bachelor of Arts in [...]

712, 2021

June Grant is a visionary architect from Kingston, Jamaica who is one of only 467 registered black, female architects in America

December 7, 2021|

June A. Grant, RA, NOMA, Born in Kingston, Jamaica to Joan Grant (nee Chapman. Port Antonio, Jamaica and Neville Grant (Kingston, Jamaica) She attended Our Lady of the Angeles Preparatory School and Campion College High School, Kingston, Jamaica. June obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business [...]

2211, 2021

Karen & Xavier Murphy from Kingston, Jamaica share a love story and deep passion for everything Jamaican

November 22, 2021|

Karen Lee Murphy was born in Harbour View and attended Alpha Kinder Prep school, located off South Camp road. She attended mass at St Benedict’s Catholic Church with her elderly neighbour, Mrs. Hart. Karen moved to Portmore when she was 6 years old and briefly [...]

1011, 2021

1972 Graduates from Ardenne High School in Kingston, Jamaica who became family & are still close almost 50 years later

November 10, 2021|

ALVIN LAYNE A son, a brother, father, uncle, friend, husband and unapologetically Jamaican. Currently residing in South Florida, I am firm believer in religious agnosticism, lover of music, soccer and ardent fan of pickleball. The journey of my life started in Kingston Jamaica where I [...]

211, 2021

Marie Buteau a multi-ethnic Jamaican whose heritage embodies the meaning “out of many one people”.

November 2, 2021|

Marie Antoinette Buteau was born in Kingston, Jamaica, to Mavis Louise Dufour a Jamaican, and Charles Marie Dufour from France.  She grew up in Rollington Town and the family attended Holy Rosary Church.  She attended Holy Rosary Preparatory School (now Primary), Holy Childhood High School [...]

2610, 2021

Sydney Roberts from Pink Lane in West Kingston rose to be a cultural ambassador for Jamaican Heritage

October 26, 2021|

SYDNEY ROBERTS was born in West Kingston in Pink Lane and lived there for over twenty years.  He was the second of three children for his mother and one of 25 children for his father.  Sydney lived with his mother and attended All Saints Infant [...]

1210, 2021

Norma Darby – Jamaican Folklorist keeping the culture alive in America

October 12, 2021|

Norma Darby – Spreading Warmth Of Jamaican Culture In Florida Louise Bennett-Coverley is buried in Jamaica’s National Heroes Park, but ‘Miss Lou’ lives on in Florida. Her life’s work is vibrantly showcased by the Jamaican Folk Revue and the Louise Bennett-Coverley Heritage Council– thanks to [...]

510, 2021

Geoffrey Philp from Kingston, Jamaica – Poet, Author and celebrator of Marcus Garvey

October 5, 2021|

Geoffrey Philp was educated at Seaward Primary, Mona Primary, and Jamaica College, where he played on the Manning Cup team and was the literary editor for the school's yearbook. While he was at Jamaica College, he founded a school newsletter, "YouthTalk," and in sixth form, [...]

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