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Jamaica Independence Church Service

Jamaica Independence Church Service

| May 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jamaica’s 56th Anniversary of Independence Church Service  

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West Indian Migration – Part II: The early years

West Indian Migration – Part II: The early years

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

  When the Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury in 1948, its passengers were mainly men. Later, when people were recruited from the Caribbean to work in the National Health Service, those professionals (usually women), had jobs in which single lodgings were provided. But Caribbean migrants were not the only ones competing for homes and jobs […]

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Bad Boy Delroy Lindo – Son of South London

Bad Boy Delroy Lindo – Son of South London

| November 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Actor Delroy Lindon, the star of Get Shorty, Malcolm X and Clockers hails from South London. This might shock those who assumed he came from South Central. But while the accent clearly emanates from the other side of the Atlantic, the Tony nominee’s language gives his origins away. “Tremendous”, “brilliant”, “bloke” — it’s not the […]

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