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Come Wi Go Down Memory Lane: Colour and Class in the West Indies

There is a popular thought that the University was dominated by the light-skinned upper class prior to the 1970s when education was made free by the People’s National Party (PNP) government. Several visitors to the UWI Museum were quite shocked to see individuals of dark brown complexion among the first batch of students. Despite being informed that the majority of these students received a scholarship to attend the University, some visitors argue that they were “privileged blacks” of wealthy backgrounds.

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Remembering Dr Martin Aub

by Suzanne Francis-Brown

Photo courtesy of Prof. Robert Lancashire

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Come Wi Go Down Memory Lane: A Day at Cricket

Cricket/A Gentleman’s game/Massa’s [Master’s] game, historically, is a sport of significant cultural and political value to the people of the Caribbean.

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Come Wi Go Down Memory Lane: A Day at Cricket

Cricket/A Gentleman’s game/Massa’s [Master’s] game, historically, is a sport of significant cultural and political value to the people of the Caribbean.

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