Standing on the heels of Hope. Over 50 powerful men stepped into action today to show support for female victims of violence. The Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event was a huge success. Read more about it in the article.
Over the past week, we have had the privilege of attending some very powerful workshops. All the workshops have been geared toward empowering, listening to, and guiding men to become and remain active. What is active? The conferences were put on by many organizations, with one focus; Jamaican Men. CUSO International, a branch of the […]
Last Saturday, the atmosphere of the Courthleigh Auditorium vibrated with excitement and anticipation at the beginning of the ceremony. This year was the fourth staging of QORIHC which aims to honour and recognize hard-working female industry players.
We are who we are today because of selfless many who toiled before us. These individuals envisioned life beyond oppression and slavery. Not only did they devote their lives to ensuring that their vision came to fruition, but some were also imprisoned while others were killed. Today we refer to these valiant individuals as our “heroes”.
Proverbs, as defined by Collins Dictionary, are short sentences that people often quote, which give advice or tells you something about life. Not only are they clever, funny and memorable, they also express a desire for tolerance and respect: ‘Howdy and tenk yuh nuh bruk nuh square.’ Proverbs have been passed down through generations and are apart of Jamaica’s intangible culture. Many […]
Did you know that there was a time when Jamaica had more than 14 parishes? In fact, back then the number of parishes almost doubled what we have now!
Jamaica has moved from having no parishes before the British invasion to having a total of 22! That number, however, was reduced to 14 in 1867.