Strong Jamaicans, Stirring TimesTape 1 of 2 (parts 1 - 4)

Cynthia Wilmot

1999, 213:00 minutes, colour, English


Strong Jamaicans, Stirring Times... workers in the "university of the street" listening to news read from the daily paper.
Back from Panama: visions were broadened when Jamaicans journeyed to Panama to help build the railroad and later, the canal.
Remembering the women massacred at the Morant Bay Rebellion (1837).
Spreading the news of plans for the great strike of 1938.
Read all about it... slavery abolished in the U.S. a generation after Jamaican Emancipation. A shipyard unionist today describes advances made.
Made with the Confederation of Trade Unions

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