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  • Wahalla
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    Originally posted by Gen View Post
    i see it's that time of year again. when the JA govt compile list of people/celebrities and start circulate it ??

    (i see this making the rounds lately on social media)

    if only they could compile a list of what the country has achieved in the past 50 years
    and circulate that
    Well dem ah duh less wid more money....

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  • Blackstar*
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    Originally posted by Gen View Post
    if only they could compile a list of what the country has achieved in the past 50 years and circulate that
    True!

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  • Wahalla
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    Originally posted by Blackstar* View Post
    Shane West



    West was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the son of Leah Catherine (née Launey), a lawyer, and Don Snaith, a drugstore owner. Both his parents were musicians and had their own punk bands. His mother is of Cajun French descent and his father was born in Jamaica, of British and Portuguese origin.

    no wonder im hug up Maggie Q....in Nikkita...

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  • Gen
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    i see it's that time of year again. when the JA govt compile list of people/celebrities and start circulate it ??

    (i see this making the rounds lately on social media)

    if only they could compile a list of what the country has achieved in the past 50 years
    and circulate that

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  • Blackstar*
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    Shane West



    West was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the son of Leah Catherine (née Launey), a lawyer, and Don Snaith, a drugstore owner. Both his parents were musicians and had their own punk bands. His mother is of Cajun French descent and his father was born in Jamaica, of British and Portuguese origin.

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  • Blackstar*
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    Al Roker



    Al Roker was born in Queens, New York, the son of Isabel, of Jamaican descent, and Albert Lincoln Roker, Sr., a labor relations negotiator, bus driver and dispatcher, of Bahamian descent.

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  • Blackstar*
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    Suzanne de Passe, an American television, music and film producer as well as the co-chairman of de Passe Jones Entertainment Group.



    Her father is of French and Haitian descent while her mother is of Jamaican and Afro-Caribbean descent.

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  • Blackstar*
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    Gil Scott-Heron



    Gil Scott-Heron was born in Chicago, Illinois. His mother, Bobbie Scott-Heron, was an opera singer who performed with the New York Oratorio Society. Scott-Heron's father, Gil Heron, nicknamed "The Black Arrow," was a Jamaican football player in the 1950s who became the first black man to play for Celtic Football Club in Glasgow.

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  • Blackstar*
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    Busta Rhymes



    Busta Rhymes was born Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr., in Brooklyn, New York, to Geraldine Green and Trevor Smith, who are from Jamaica.

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  • Blackstar*
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    Susan Rice



    Rice was born in Washington, D.C.,to Emmett J. Rice (1919–2011), Cornell University economics professor and the second black governor of the Federal Reserve System;and education policy scholar Lois (née Dickson) Fitt, currently at the Brookings Institution. Her maternal grandparents were Jamaican.

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  • Blackstar*
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    Kamala D. Harris



    Kamala Devi Harris is the 32nd and current Attorney General of California.

    Harris is the daughter of an Indian mother, Dr. Shyamala Gopalan—a breast cancer specialist who emigrated from Chennai, India, to the United States in 1960—and a Jamaican American father, Stanford University economics professor Donald Harris.

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  • Wahalla
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    Originally posted by blugiant View Post
    Carl Lumbly



    He played Denmark Vesey... with a Jamaican accent... i never realised he was of Jamaican parentage...

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  • blugiant
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    missy elliot?

    mii avinn chubble believinn diss funnee wan


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  • kia027
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    I do wonder of all these celebrities, how many of the fathers were really involved in their childrens' lives.

    http://diaryofahollywoodstreetking.c...d-gets-around/

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  • blugiant
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    Carl Lumbly


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