Bob Marley

  • Coronavirus – We no want no devil philosophy

    They made their world so hard Every day we got to keep on fighting They made their world so hard Every day the people are dyin’ For hunger and starvation Lamentation But read it in Revelation You’ll find your redemption And then you give us the teachings of His...
  • Despite the misery, coronavirus is doing mankind a great good

    Out of evil comes good. Being a positive person, I always like to take the position that all things happen for the greater good. Corona caused me to miss, probably a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Kenya in April 2020 and an upcoming trip to St. Augustine, Florida in May 2020...
  • Lest we forget, everyone wants to talk, not act

    “Lest we forget” is the phrase most commonly used in remembering those who died in the Two Great Wars; 1914-18 and 1939-45. It has been extended to include that wider memory of service men and women who made the supreme sacrifice so that those civilians who were alive at...
  • We have the formula of world champions; all that’s needed now is finance

          The year 2018 has come to an end, cementing the fact that anyone with a genetic background that can be traced to Jamaica has the potential to be a world class athlete. It doesn’t matter what sport you are considering. All that a human with a...
  • Winnie Mandela: Let him who is without sin cast the first stone

    The passing of Winnie Mandela is a matter for condolences to her family and the wider numbers of supporters who have been inspired by her strong resolve. It is a bittersweet remembrance of different stages of her life and actions. One thing is certain, most, if not all, black...
  • National or Notional Heroes?

    “Diaspora Jamaicans renew call for Bob as National Hero” was the title of a lead story in the Gleaner of January 29, 2018 – an annually recurring theme with every approach of the February 6 anniversary of Bob Marley’s birth. And for good measure, the Gleaner of February 23,...
  • Culture Interruptus

    The English language has been the adopted (forced) communication methodology of an enslaved people as Bob Marley said “stolen from Africa, brought to America”. Languages of the ancient Africans, not written but passed on by the words, and stories of the Griots, and storytellers, and repeated as legends about...