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Jamaican-born chess player Maurice Ashley became the first Black Grandmaster in 1999. That same year, he opened the Harlem Chess Center, where he began coaching young chess players #blackhistory #chess #Jamaica    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Ashley

Jamaican-born chess player Maurice Ashley became the first Black Grandmaster in 1999. That same year, he opened the Harlem Chess Center, where he began coaching young chess players #blackhistory #chess #Jamaica http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Ashley

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Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE (1907-1989) was a British author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca (which won the Best Picture Oscar in 1941) and Jamaica Inn and the short stories "The Birds" and "Don't Look Now". The first three were directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Her elder sister was the writer Angela du Maurier. Her father was the actor Gerald du Maurier. Her grandfather was the writer and Punch cartoonist George du…

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE (1907-1989) was a British author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca (which won the Best Picture Oscar in 1941) and Jamaica Inn and the short stories "The Birds" and "Don't Look Now". The first three were directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Her elder sister was the writer Angela du Maurier. Her father was the actor Gerald du Maurier. Her grandfather was the writer and Punch cartoonist George du…

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Nanny of the Maroons Jamaica c.1680 -c. 1750 Nanny of the Maroons was a Jamaican spiritual leader who fought against British slave trading in the eighteenth century. An expert strategist, Nanny implemented the use of camoflage and guerilla warfare to protect her people. In 1740 she skillfully negotiated autonomy for her people. Although her existence is heavily steeped in myth and superstition, Nanny is still regarded as a historic persona, and is the national heroine of Jamaica today.

Nanny of the Maroons Jamaica c.1680 -c. 1750 Nanny of the Maroons was a Jamaican spiritual leader who fought against British slave trading in the eighteenth century. An expert strategist, Nanny implemented the use of camoflage and guerilla warfare to protect her people. In 1740 she skillfully negotiated autonomy for her people. Although her existence is heavily steeped in myth and superstition, Nanny is still regarded as a historic persona, and is the national heroine of Jamaica today.

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Jamaica capital city | new kingston jamaica location of kingston shown within jamaica inline

Jamaica capital city | new kingston jamaica location of kingston shown within jamaica inline

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Jamaica - To learn more about Jamaica, click http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica

Jamaica - To learn more about Jamaica, click http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica

blackhistoryseries:    Marcus Garvey hailing from Jamaica  - pre MLK - we need to rebirth the pan-African Movement

blackhistoryseries: Marcus Garvey hailing from Jamaica - pre MLK - we need to rebirth the pan-African Movement

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Sweetsop (Annona squamosa)  /PHILIPPINES ATIS Fruta do Conde (Count Fruit) in Brasil
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Influential African American artist : Wynter Gordon (born Diana Gordon; August 25, 1985 in South Jamaica, Queens, New York) is an American pop/dance singer-songwriter. She began as a writer for other artists, later signing with Atlantic Records where she began working on an album while continuing to write songs for other acts and providing vocals on songs. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wynter_Gordon

Influential African American artist : Wynter Gordon (born Diana Gordon; August 25, 1985 in South Jamaica, Queens, New York) is an American pop/dance singer-songwriter. She began as a writer for other artists, later signing with Atlantic Records where she began working on an album while continuing to write songs for other acts and providing vocals on songs. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wynter_Gordon

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KINGSTON, JAMAICA would be the next stop. This city boasts beautiful beaches and attractions to every kind of tourist imaginable .

KINGSTON, JAMAICA would be the next stop. This city boasts beautiful beaches and attractions to every kind of tourist imaginable .

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