Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition

U.S. Embassy Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition Official Speech Contest Rules Contest Sponsors [1] The Black History Month Secondary School Speech Competition is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Embassy Bridgetown (the “Contest Sponsors”). Description of Contest Objectives The United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is …

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Emancipation Day celebrates our shared humanity

This is my first Emancipation Day in Grenada. It is well worth celebrating that in 1833, across the British Caribbean, nearly a million people were freed from slavery. Although we don’t have a national holiday in the United States to mark the emancipation from slavery, many states and cities have their own holiday. The District …

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