Billy Strachan – Celebration of the life and achievements of this “Caribbean Man”

Thursday 25th April 2019 witnessed a joint Caribbean Labour Solidarity event with the launch of “Billy Strachan Above All Caribbean Man” and a fundraiser. An estimated fifty people, with ages ranging from teenage to a number of people in their eighties, crammed into the large common room of Henry Twining Court, Crescent Lane, in Clapham.

The meeting was well chaired by Anne Braithwaite who was lucid, well informed and most ably linked the speakers and participants from the audience.

Chris Strachan, eldest son of Billy, deserves great credit for travelling down from Birmingham to speak at the meeting. In a … Read on ...

“Billy Strachan: Above All Caribbean Man” by David Horsley

Launch of booklet
“Billy Strachan: Above All Caribbean Man” by David Horsley
and C.L.S. fundraiser

Thursday 25th April 6.30-8,30 Henry Twining Court Crescent Lane London SW4 9RP
Eight minutes walk from Clapham Common tube station on the Northern Line
How to get there – map…

Speakers: Chris Strachan, Winston Pinder and David Horsley,

Followed by refreshments and raffle (four great prizes) to raise funds for C.L.S.
For further information contact David 07904955916 and ukdavid.d@gmail.com… Read on ...

GRENADA: BIG SISTAS OF THE REVOLUTION

40th ANNIVERSARY OF THE GRENADA REVOLUTION IN MARCH 1979

You can have a look at the videos of the evening here…

CELEBRATE THE STRUGGLES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE REVOLUTION’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S ORGANISATION &
TRIBUTE TO SISTER PHYLLIS COARD

Friday 1 March 2019

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. Led by a team of outstanding women, over one-third of all Grenadian women joined more than one hundred NWO groups throughout the country.

In the short 4½ years of the Revo’ the … Read on ...