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Jamaica: Rex Nettleford's UN Address

The Life and Times of Michmac recalls being taught by Professor Rex Nettleford and links to his keynote address to the United Nations on the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.

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