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Commissioner Yvette Colbourne Delivers Close to 2,000 Hot Lunches to Seniors During COVID-19

City of Miramar, FL—City of Miramar Commissioner Yvette Colbourne has been providing 300 weekly hot meals to seniors in the City of Miramar during the COVID-19 pandemic. When the pandemic began, Miramar Senior Centers closed its doors and asked senior citizens to remain at home for their safety. Commissioner Colbourne became concerned that seniors may not have the hot lunches they were used to receiving at the senior centers.

Grange Pays Tribute to the Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe on the 188th Anniversary of His Death

Please see below photos and captions regarding the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) hosting of a Gathering in Memory of the Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe, National Hero, on Saturday, May 23 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.The somber event was held in commemoration of the 188th Anniversary of his death. Sam Sharpe led the 1831 Christmas Rebellion in Jamaica, which broke the back of chattel slavery in Jamaica and eventually led to the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of slaves in Jamaica and the wider Western Hemisphere.

Professor Verene Shepherd, Council Member of the National Council on Reparationsstands solemnly with the Hon. Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport at the shrine of the Rt. Excellent Samuel Sharpe, National Hero during a gathering to commemorate the 188th Anniversary of his death,following his involvement in the 1831 Christmas Rebellion in Jamaica.The event was held on, Saturday, May 23 at the National Heroes Park in Kingston.

Black Enterprise’ Founder Dies

Earl Graves Sr., son of Barbadian Americans and founder of the first black-owned magazine in the United States which focused on African American entrepreneurs, died last month in New York. He was 85.

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