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Jamaica's 1st Black Millionaire & 1st British Black Farmer

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                                                                                                                               This week we revisit the stories of two Jamaican ‘Mavericks’ past and present. From the past, the Island’s 1st Millionaire George Stiebel born 1820 who left, to Jamaica his most enduring legacy: ‘Devon House. Wilfred Emanuel-Jones born 1957 now a naturalized Briton is building the “Black Farmer Food Brand’ in Devon England.

The inspiring stories of these two trailblazers confirms the fact that Jamaica and Jamaicans have been breaking barriers, making headlines, taking a stand and making a difference for generations and continues to do so today.