READING ALLFREY, NAPIER AND RHYS

However, the future of the legacy of Allfrey, Napier, and Rhys in Dominica remains to be seen. Dominica finds itself between a wall and a hard place. In the era of Black lives matter which has seen the memory of slave traders and slave owners face retribution: statues being torn down all over the world. You may have heard that the insurance agency Lloyd’s of London and Greene King other institutions have also come forward with offers of reparations of a sort for their role in the slave trade. The question is: will Dominica shun, Alfred Napier and Rhys, or will they embrace the literature they have left behind? Only Time will tell.

VISIONS OF ZION | A BOOK REVIEW

From 20 August 2014 Visions of Zion-Ethiopians and Rastafari in the search for the promised land (ISBN: 978-1-4798-8224-3,) New York…