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A Black Jamaican lawyer in the British Colonial Service

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"We could have our individualities: we could have our race pride, certainly, and the religion of our race etc," Mr. Josephs said, "but it is no good fencing up ourselves with barbed wire
entanglements so that we do not come into contact with the
races of the world, the races of the people around us
”. Presented at Twenty-Seventh Conference of Caribbean Historians 1995: (Dr. Joy Lumsden)

Hector Joseph, K.C, Attorney General of British Guyana, 1925-1936

Thanks to Dr. Joy Lumsden, this week Backyardlabrish will continue to bring to life the accomplishments of this rather unique but little known Jamaican of the past.