Black People Politics : First Black Woman president of Jamaica, will cut ties to the former Colonizer

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  1. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Son of RA STAFF STAFF

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    :) Thumbs up! She deserves a big hug. :)
     
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    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yes we need to look forward, and appreciate those who are doing so for their people.
    I hope the sister is following in the path of Michael Manly, and I wish her all the best
     
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    Woot! That was my slaveship! :)
     
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    Interesting discussion here by two Jamaicans, Wilmot Perkins and Bert Samuels, recorded long before the announcement but intersting points on colonialism, slavery reparations etc

     
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    Interesting reasoning. The man who kept talking about reparations was annoying though. He doesn't want to hear, he seems ignorant and keeps twisting things.

    Can someone please tell me why Jamaica cutting ties with Britain is such a big deal? I can't see how its going to benefit them in any way personally.
     
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    Research the word "Freedom."
     
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    Strong black women governing is always a good thing. This falls in a line with African culture of matriarchy. Jamaica is awesome too.
     
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    ^ Five
     
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