By Our Own Hands – A People’s History of the Grenadian Revolution
A pamphlet from CLS by Steve Cushion and Dennis Bartholomew
Pictures of the Grenada Revolution
You can see a slide-show of pictures of the Grenada Revolution here… [opens in a new window]
Fedon and other PRG Pamphlets
Fedon Publishers was the publishing house of the People’s Revolutionary Government of Grenada
- To Construct from Morning
- Is Freedom We Making
- Grenada is not Alone
- The Grenada Revolution at Work
- Education is a Must
- In the Spirit of Butler
- Third Festival of the Revolution – contains statements from ministers and a list of achievements
This calendar will provide information about upcoming events in Grenada and from across the world and curate key dates from Grenada’s history and events from other liberation campaigns. We invite contributions from sources that support progressive change to the lives of people across the globe.
Please submit dates; links and short descriptions of the events you wish to list, along with your contact details, to the Editorial Board of Grenada – Forward Ever at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Editorial Board of Grenada – Forward Ever
The Editorial Board of Grenada – Forward Ever’s website comprises: –
Chris Searle – Editor Emeritus
Chris is an internationally renowned author, publisher, educator and academic. He volunteered to work for the Grenada Revolution, where he was appointed by Minister of Education, Jacqueline Creft, as a senior advisor. He worked jointly with Paulo Freire, http://bit.ly/2EupBw4, the renowned Brazilian educator and philosopher, to successfully overhaul Grenada’s colonial educational curriculum and management.
Chris has agreed to take up the role of Editor Emeritus of the Editorial Board of Grenada – Forward Ever’s website. Watch this space.… Read on ...
The story that the world has been told of the events leading up to the collapse of the Grenada Revolution is quite simple. The hard-liners of the New Jewel Movement, led by Bernard Coard took action to seize power from the moderate and reasonable Maurice Bishop, leading to the latters execution. The real story is different from that of the United States inspired narrative.
Earl Bosquet outlines the falsity of this story and presents a more accurate and nuanced version of these tragic events.
Coard and Maurice Bishop first met in 1957, both aged 12 and grew up to be two young friends and politicians whose party, the New Jewel Movement (NJM) would 22 years later lead the country’s Revolution.… Read on ...
A world that works for everyone!
Dear Sisters and Brothers,
This March 8th marks 110 years since the first celebration of International Women’s Day, February 28 1909.
How many actions, how many sacrifices, have women of all ages, and skin colours, undertaken during these 110 years!
In Grenada, during our Revolution of 1979-1983, young women did not flee from the sexual abuse of employers. Instead the employers were made to stop! Women were proud to take up non-traditional jobs on buses, fishing boats and heavy construction equipment. So many women made so many sacrifices, not only for themselves but also to build our country!… Read on ...
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 ...