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ACIJ/JMB SCREENS DOCUMENTARY ON SEAFORD TOWN

  Over 100 persons converged at the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) Lecture Hall on October 24, 2015 to view the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank’s (ACIJ/JMB) screening of the film “German Town – The Lost Story of Seaford Town, Jamaica”. The film is: A 55-minute documentary Produced and…

ACIJ/JMB HOSTS 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MORANT BAY REBELLION SYMPOSIUM

  The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB) hosted a symposium on October 29, 2015, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the 1865 Morant Bay Rebellion in St. Thomas. Titled “War Dung a Monkland!: The Morant Bay Rebellion and its Aftermath”, the symposium was held at the Institute of…

BRIDGEPORT HIGH SCHOOL DONATES $5,000 TO THE ACIJ/JMB

On October 14, one hundred and twenty-nine (129) students from Bridgeport High School visited the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB) on a field trip, as part of the school’s Heritage Week celebrations. Drawn from Grades 7 – 10, the students came in two groups – one in…

Dreams and Symbolisms, According to African Traditions

By: Marcella Phillips-Grizzle Ethiopian Coptic Cross From as old as mankind is, dreams have been an integral element of our psyche.  It is a feature of our subconsciousness that, during periods of rest, stimulates, and even magnifies, the undercurrents of our thought processes and emotions.  More often than not, dreams…