On September 7th the world celebrates Miss Lou Day for Jamaica’s beloved Louise Simone Bennett-Coverley OM, OJ, MBE known “Miss Lou” . Why September 7th? The Jamaica premier authority on culture, Miss Lou was born on September 7th, 1919 and died in July 26, 2006. Check out our photo gallery tribute “21 Photos of Miss Lou Through The Years”. It includes photos of a young Miss Lou, her wedding and her first international performance in New York. Also see the “Tenky, Miss Lou, Tenky” a poem by Joan Andrea Hutchinson, Miss Lou made us ‘smaddy’ a tribute article by Jean Lowrie-Chin, “7 Ways Miss Lou has Influenced Me” by Susan “Dr Sue” Lycett Davis
and our Miss Lou tribute page.