Jamaican-born chess player Maurice Ashley became the first Black Grandmaster in 1999. That same year, he opened the Harlem Chess Center, where he began coaching young chess players #blackhistory #chess #Jamaica    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Ashley

Jamaican-born American chess player Maurice Ashley became the first Black Grandmaster in That same year, he opened the Harlem Chess Center, where he began coaching young chess players

blackhistoryseries:    Marcus Garvey hailing from Jamaica  - pre MLK - we need to rebirth the pan-African Movement

A People without the knowledge of their past History, origin and culture is lie a tree without Roots~~Marcus Garvey. ~~ true for people of all races!

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Ting grapefruit soda from the Caribbean. I would give anything for a Ting! So refreshing and light. Goes great with rum,vodka or alone. I miss Ting!

Kingston, Jamaica

Weekly Air Cargo Service from Washington DC and Atlanta, Ga to Kingston and Montego Bay, Jamaica. To get a quote or make a booking, call

007 #15 1985 ••A View to a Kill poster•• BondGirl 15: Grace Jones (Jamaica; b. 1948 May19) (other BG: Tanya Roberts; US; from 1984 Sheena • Bond: Roger Moore (7th) • imdb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005063/?ref_=tt_cl_t4 • wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Joneshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanya_Roberts

Grace Jones in the role of May Day for the 1985 film A View to a Kill

Nanny of the Maroons Jamaica c.1680 -c. 1750 Nanny of the Maroons was a Jamaican spiritual leader who fought against British slave trading in the eighteenth century. An expert strategist, Nanny implemented the use of camoflage and guerilla warfare to protect her people. In 1740 she skillfully negotiated autonomy for her people. Although her existence is heavily steeped in myth and superstition, Nanny is still regarded as a historic persona, and is the national heroine of Jamaica today.

Katie Holm, “Nanny of the Maroons: Jamaica, c. part of the series Women Warriors, 2011 “ Nanny of the Maroons was a Jamaican spiritual leader who fought against British slave.

Jamaica Motto: "Out of many, one people" Capital: Kingston Official Language: English Government: const. Monarchy Currency: Jamaican Dollar Driving: left Religion: Christianity Flag:  -green: lush vegetation -yellow: golden sunshine -black: strengh, creativity of people

Despite the homophobic laws, despite the fear because of the violence, an LGBT organization is preparing to hold the first Gay Pride in Jamaica.

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE (1907-1989) was a British author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca (which won the Best Picture Oscar in 1941) and Jamaica Inn and the short stories "The Birds" and "Don't Look Now".

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE was a British author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca (which won the Best Picture Oscar in and Jamaica Inn and the short stories "The B

pirates of the caribbean ride | Pirates of the Caribbean (ride)

Pirates of the Caribbean (ride)

Blue Bayou - Pirates of the Caribbean Wiki - The Unofficial Pirates of the Caribbean Encyclopedia

MORTIMER PLANNO AND HAILE SELASSIE I DURING THE EMPEROR'S VISIT TO JAMAICA, 1966. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grounation_Day

MORTIMER PLANNO AND HAILE SELASSIE I DURING THE EMPEROR'S VISIT TO JAMAICA, 1966. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grounation_Day

KINGSTON, JAMAICA would be the next stop. This city boasts beautiful beaches and attractions to every kind of tourist imaginable .

KINGSTON, JAMAICA would be the next stop. This city boasts beautiful beaches and attractions to every kind of tourist imaginable .

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