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Jamaica: 'Yesterday's People' Pioneer Teachers

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'If the upright and noble are forgotten, it is because we chose to forget them'. J. Robert Love, 1894 

By putting a voice to Dr. Joy Lumsden's effort to restore the lost community of Jamaica's first teachers,Backyardlabrish is fulfilling it's mission to:Celebrate, Enlighten & Preserve the rich diverse culture of Jamaica.

Join us Thursday 5/17/12 at 8:00PMto learn about Mr. Walcott (the Booker T.Washington of Jamaica), Adelle Prince , and Winifred Bailey all born in the 1800s. These pioneers were instrumental in producing men and women who went on to achieve enormous success in variousfields of endeavor all over the world. We are confident you'll agree that these important people ofyesterday deserve to be recognized and celebrated.

So, invite some friends and prepare for another interesting Labrish 8:00PM Thurs. 5/17/12 in the Backyard where we continue to Celebrate, Enlighten & Preserve  the rich diverse culture of Jamaica: 'Land We Love'