University of the West Indies

Marcus Garvey in military regalia in Harlem parade. James Van Der Zee - photo

Challenging the Myth of Marcus Garvey – Prof Robert Hill Confronts ‘Reality’

Was Jamaican national hero Marcus Garvey’s vision for Africa that of implanting a Western world view onto the continent and its Diasporas for which he passionately advocated? The question arises after listening to the 2014 Elsa Goveia Memorial lecture presented (Thursday, Nov 6) by retired professor Robert Hill, at the Cave Hill, Barbados campus of …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, Prof Hilary Beckles

Reparations Campaign Distracts From Challenges Facing the Caribbean

On July 16th Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill campus in Barbados, spoke to the House of Commons in his capacity as Chairman of the Caribbean Reparations Commission, making the case “that the Government of Great Britain, and other European states that were the beneficiaries of …

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About Hilbourne A. Watson

Hilbourne Watson is a Barbadian political scientist.

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