50 | 50 The Road to Independence - Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago Event Photos
FIU Photography and Graphic
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Caribbean Area ( lcsh )
FIU Libraries hosted a conversation about the journey to independence for Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago led by FIU Professor Percy Hintzen and Erica Williams Connell, the daughter of Caribbean statesman Eric Williams who led Trinidad to its independence. FIU Professor Donna Weir-Soley also shared some Louise Bennett poetry commenting on the need for independence. The event was co-sponsored by the FIU African and African Diaspora Studies Program and the FIU Latin American and Caribbean Center, with support from the Jamaica Tourist Board, the Consulate General of Jamaica and the University of the West Indies Fifty/Fifty Project. The event tooke place February 28th at 5:30 pm in Green Library, Room 220, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, Florida.