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Maas Roy award

Maas Roy award

This post contains an article written by Judith Hunter for the Jamaica Information Service. She reports on the fantastic event of 2018 – Maas Roy meeting Jamaica Prime Minister at ~Jamaica House to receive an award for services to Jamaica following the disaster of Hurrican Gilbert in 1988.

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Maas Roy windrush

Maas Roy windrush

This post contains an article published in The Gleaner on 17 May 2018 written by Paul Clarke. It’s a potted story of how Maas Roy came to leave Jamaica for England and his understanding of the windrush phenomenon.

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Maas Roy award – jamaica observer

Maas Roy award – jamaica observer

This post contains an article written by the Jamaica Observer 9 May 2018 covering the story of Maas Roy meeting Jamaica Prime Minister at Jamaica House to receive an award for services to Jamaica following the disaster of Hurrican Gilbert in 1988.

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BBC China

BBC China

The article in this post first appeared on the BBCUK.China website. In this second episode of a BBC series entitled ‘Famous Rabits’, Yvonne introduces Marie Curie and explains why she chose her.

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New Beacon Books

New Beacon Books

This post contains a articles published about New Beacon Books which has been at the centre of many ground-breaking political and social projects, organisations and campaigns – It’s a tribute to an outlet that supported Afro-Caribbean and ethnic minority writers over five decades.

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Our Peace Of History

Our Peace Of History

This post features an article that was published in The Afro News in November 2011. It’s an online magazine about the Black Community in the UK, creating a positive image of ourselves and the Community. It also features Caribbean and African news. Here the author touches upon our common theme of ‘community’.

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Maas Roy award

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Maas Roy award

Published 7 May 2018Judith Hunter – JIS Recipient of the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation (PMMA), Stanley Roy Archer, lives by the famous quote of former President of the United States, John F. Kennedy: “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country”. Born in the parish of St. Ann, Mr. Archer grew up in Jeffery Town, St. Mary, but migrated to the United Kingdom in 1954 and as part of the Windrush generation. “I am humbled by this recognition,” he tells JIS News, after collecting his award recently...

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Maas Roy windrush

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Maas Roy windrush

I n 1954, Stanley Roy Archer departed Jeffrey Town, St Mary, and headed to England, then seen as ‘greener pastures’, to earn an honest living to take care of his family. He ended up being caught in the rip-stream of what became known as the Windrush Generation. Maas Roy shows an army photo from 1954, at the vice-chancellor’s forum on the Empire Windrush held at the UWI, Mona campus. Mr Archer is standing on the left in the photo. The Gleaner, 17 May 2018, Paul Clarke “I worked hard to better my family situation while...

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Maas Roy award – jamaica observer

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Maas Roy award – jamaica observer

Windrush migrant returned to Jamaica in 1989 to help build community RECIPIENT of the Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation, Stanley Roy Archer, lives by the famous quote of former President of the United States, John F Kennedy: “Ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country” Born in the parish of St Ann, Archer grew up in Jeffery Town, St Mary, but migrated to the United Kingdom in 1954 and as part of the Windrush generation. “I am humbled by this recognition,” he tells JIS News, after collecting his...

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BBC China

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BBC China

http://www.ourpeaceofhistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/opoh-marie-curie.mp3 Article origin: BBCUK...

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New Beacon Books

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New Beacon Books

Book launch for The Poetry of Nicolas Guillen in the New Beacon Bookshop, March 1976 New Beacon Books to close after 50 years Published December 6, 2016 by Natasha Onwuemezi Afro-Caribbean bookshop New Beacon Books is to close on the eve of its 50th anniversary due to pressures from e-retailers such as Amazon, its owner has said. Founded in 1966 by the late poet and publisher John La Rose and his partner Sarah White, New Beacon Books in London’s Stroud Green specialises in works from Caribbean, Black British, African and African...

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Our Peace Of History

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Our Peace Of History

Our Peace Of Historydocuments stories of Afro-Caribbean settlers 24 November 2011by Chinwe Ojielo Yvonne Archer Life According to Maas Roy The untold stories of Afro-Caribbean settlers in Britain can now be told through a project called Our Peace Of History. Conceptualised by Stanley Roy Archer and his daughter Yvonne Archer, the project promotes peace through the arts by helping people share their stories with the community. “We have to be responsible for documenting our history within our own community. We can’t wait for other people to...

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Radio station powered by sun, wind and volunteers

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Radio station powered by sun, wind and volunteers

Kingsley Rodney volunteers for three hours every Thursday morning as radio host at JET FM 88.7 in Jeffrey Town, St Mary. Wordsworth Gordon JET FM 88.7, located in Jeffrey Town, St Mary, is partially powered by wind and solar energy. – Photos by Paul Williams Published 26 September 2010by Paul H. Williams Remember the days when Jamaica had only two local radio stations? Even then, some rural communities, for whatever reasons, could not get the signals and had to do without radios. Shut out of ‘radioland’, the sounds of nature...

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Maas Roy Unofficial Mayor of Jeffrey Town

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Maas Roy Unofficial Mayor of Jeffrey Town

Published 11 January 2010 Article origin: The...

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Maas Roy and the dead Colonel

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Maas Roy and the dead Colonel

Published 21 December 2009 In Life According Maas Roy, Yvonne Archer documents the life stories of Stanley Roy Archer, her father. With Yvonne as narrator and Stanley Roy the direct voice, together they have written a memoir that is not only funny, dramatic and nostalgic, but is of substantial historical value to people in the black diaspora. Today, His Story gives you a slice of an enthralling story of a man who is short in physical stature, but larger than life in his daughter’s eyes. When Stanley Roy Archer, who was born in Jeffrey...

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BBC Vietnam

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BBC Vietnam

Article origin: BBC...

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