Tag: Jamaica

Sweet Spot Festival 3rd Annual Jamaican Indepen-DANCE Reggae Fete in Harlem this Saturday!

Jamaican Indepen-DANCE Reggae Fete

Unfortunately, the last Sweetspot Festival was canceled due to rain, but this Saturday August 1st, the sun will be shining when the 3rd Annual Jamaican Indepen-DANCE Reggae Fete hits the West Harlem Piers! Get ready to groove to the sounds

New Novel of Harlem Renaissance by Claude McKay is Found

New mnuscript by Claude McKay has been discovered. McKey was a Jamaican-born writer and political activist who died in 1948.  He influenced black writers including Langston Hughes. His work includes the 1919 protest poem “If We Must Die,” (quoted by