…n expected to shed or reject their culture and history for the sake of national unity. In the 1960s Walter Rodney pointed out that the government of Jamaica refused to have an African language taught at the university because of how diverse Jamaica is, despite the fact that 95% of Jamaica’s population is black. In fact, many Caribbean leaders denounced the Black Power movement in the Caribbean, which they saw as being a movement that promoted racism and division in multiethnic Caribbean societies.
Dwayne Wong (Omowale)
Question: Isn’t this true because the governments and “many Caribbean leaders” have been mainly descendants of those original European colonizers, who have been socialized to believe that anything black or African is “inferior”? Just sayin’. Just askin’.