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PASTOR DANIELS EKARTE AND THE AFRICAN CHURCHES MISSION

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An account of the remarkable life and work of a man referred to as the African Saint

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REACHING FOR THE STARS: The Life of Dr Yesu Persaud, Volume Two

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The continuing story of the son of cane workers who rose from humble origins to become one of Guyana’s most successful entrepreneurs

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BEFORE WINDRUSH: West Indians in Britain

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This book records twenty-eight West Indians, such as Norman Manley, Learie Constantine, Una Marson and C.L.R. James, who came to Britain before the arrival of the Empire Windrush

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1973 AND ME The England v West Indies Test Series...

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This book reflects on patterns of the author’s family and Caribbean migration to Britain, wider perspectives on history, identity, music and politics, and interplay with the 1973 West Indies tour

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UNBEATEN INNINGS

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This autobiography is a vivid insight into the author's love of sport, family life and career in local government; both as a social worker, prominent equality and human rights campaigner and community activist

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF DR COLIN BRIAN FURLONGE: In the Public Service of Trinidad and Tobago

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The remarkable story of a dedicated public servant

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TRIALS OF A TRIAL LAWYER

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An engaging biography exploring the many experiences that have influenced the author's never-ending quest for justice

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GLOBAL CITIZEN Grass Roots Activism and High Diplomacy

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Carl Wright has engaged with world leaders and political icons over more than fifty years including Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Indira Gandhi, Julius Nyerere and Fidel Castro.  In these and many other encounters, he reflects his experiences of, “What it was like to be there”.

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SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER: The Life and Times of an African Caribbean British Man

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The story of a life committed to community, to the struggle for racial equality and to the celebration of Black culture

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CLOCKING UP PRAYER MILES A Spiritual Journey

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Drawing upon the author's spiritual experiences, this book shows that prayer is not just a list of wishes, hopes and dreams

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BELONGING: Fate and Changing Realities

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A compelling account of one man’s extraordinary life experiences

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WALK WITH ME An Autobiography

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An engaging look at growing up in Barbados in the 40s and 50s through the lens of one man’s experiences ... part historical text, part ‘coming of age’ story, part Pan-Africanist manual

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FATHERING A NATION Barbados and the Legacy of Errol Walton Barrow

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An essential book for citizens of the modern Caribbean and those interested in Caribbean affairs

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A LANTERN IN THE WIND A Fictional Memoir

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A rare insight into Muslim life in Guyana

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ANDREW WATSON The World's First Black Football Superstar

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This book reflects upon the legend, legacy and pioneering endeavours of a truly great Black British football superstar

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THE BLACK COSMETICS KINGS

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Pioneers in the development of the Black hair care industry in Britain

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KAMLA Trinidad and Tobago’s First Woman Prime Minister

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Lavishly illustrated, pictorial reflection of Kamla’s activities during the first year of her premiership which also chronicles the opening of a new chapter in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

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TAKING IT TO THE MAX

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The autobiography of a Jamaican-born community and human rights activist

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THE LIVES AND WORK OF TWO INDO-TRINIDADIANS

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An insight into the lives of two descendants of Indian indentured immigrants

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MISS NOBODY

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The daughter of Jamaican parents, but born in England and raised in Jamaica until her teenage years, this is a candid and heartbreaking memoir

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I NEVER SAID GOODBYE

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This memoir tells a familiar tale of those who dream of returning ‘home’ some day, but whose nostalgic voyage of discovery isn’t always what they hoped it would be.

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CUGOANO AGAINST SLAVERY

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An engaging account of the least known of the three leading black figures in eighteenth-century England

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CASE DISMISSED!

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Jamaica-born Gloria Cameron wanted nothing more than to raise her family and help others, but after years of devoted service, she found herself at the centre of life-changing circumstances

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TRAVELS WITH A HUSBAND

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This a journey about friendships and memories, about marriage, companionship and work, an autobiography in prose, verse, paintings and drawings, a travelogue, and an adventure in style

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FROM TOP MOUNTAIN An Autobiography

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The story of one man's journey from humble beginnings in a Jamaican countryside, through the challenges of migration and settlement in a racialised environment, to the status of a respected, sometimes controversial, community and religious leader, broadcaster, ecumenist, speaker and writer

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YEARS OF HIGH HOPES

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A portrait of British Guiana, from 1952 to 1956, from an American family’s letters which sheds light on the colony’s push toward nationhood

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KING SHORT SHIRT Nobody Go Run Me

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A biography of Antigua’s greatest calypsonian

 

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A.N.R. ROBINSON In the Midst of it

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From humble origins on a small island in the Caribbean, A.N.R. Robinson rose to become a national, regional and international leader

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VAL'S BRIDGE

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The personal journal of a young Black woman who followed her dreams from the age of six years old

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SHOULDERING ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA The Life of V.C. Bird

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The first full-length biography of this great Antiguan and Barbudan political leader which concludes with some reflections on the meaning of his successes and failures for postcolonial transformation not only in Antigua and Barbuda but also for the wider Caribbean

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