BIG SISTAS OF THE REVOLUTION!
Grenada – Forward Ever! held its first public event on 1 March 2019
The celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Revo’ (13th March) and International Women’s Day (8th March) together with the launch of Phyllis Coard’s just published prison memoirs titled Unchained, were focused on the struggles and gains of the women of the Grenada Revolution.
Among the speakers at this uplifting event, held at Unite the Union’s Diskus Centre in Theobalds Road, London, was Jacqui McKenzie, immigration and asylum lawyer, who spoke with infectious enthusiasm about her and her friends’ experiences as young people, during the Revo’.… Read on ...
40th ANNIVERSARY OF THE GRENADA REVOLUTION IN MARCH 1979
COME AND CELEBRATE WITH US THE STRUGGLES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE REVOLUTION’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S ORGANISATION &
TRIBUTE TO SISTER PHYLLIS COARD
Friday 1 March 2019 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Diskus Centre, Unite the Union,
Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN.
Speakers: Jacqueline Mckenzie, Selwyn Strachan and Patsy Cummings
in the Chair: Jean Tate, drumming by Brother Omowale
Readings from the recently published “Unchained: A Caribbean Woman’s Journey Through Invasion, Incarceration and Liberation” by Phyllis Coard
Admission is free, but please register here…
The Grenada NWO was led by Phyllis Coard who was tasked by Maurice Bishop, the leader of the Grenada Revolution, to build the organisation from scratch.… Read on ...