Following four West Indians
as they arrive in Leeds, including founding carnivalist Arthur France MBE, the production spans a journey through time seeing the Quarry theatre transform from post-war Britain to the jubilant hosting of the first ever King and Queen Show.
Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians
and the Building of the Panama Canal.
provided the bulk of the workforce for the construction of the Panama Railroad and the Panama Canal, and between 1850 and 1914, untold numbers sacrificed their lives, limbs and mental faculties to the Panama projects.
The limbo dance symbolizes spiritual and physical strength amidst all that is harsh and delimiting in the lives of West Indians
Most of the modern history of the nation of Panama centers on the building of the Panama canal, and most of the workers who built the Panama canal were West Indians
of mixed African descent.
Melva Lowe de Goodin's play, De/From Barbados a/to Panama, is a linguistic and cultural representation of the experience of West Indians
of African heritage, or antillanos, in Panama in the twentieth century.
The West Indians
struggled thereafter against Starc and Glenn Maxwell, who picked up four wickets.
Other West Indians
who have played for the club are Phil Simmons and Imran Jan.
The documents include British colonial correspondences, diplomatic cables, letters from private collections, contributions to local newspapers, articles in the UNIA's own New York-published Negro World, informant reports, and some of the few available records of the United Fruit Company, which operated the Central American banana plantations to which thousands of West Indians
migrated in search of employment during this period.
Bonds of Empire: West Indians
and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization.
Earlier, 21-year-old off-spinner Gazi derailed the West Indians
by dismissing Chris Gayle off the second ball of his One-day career for 35 and had Marlon Samuels (nought) in his second over.
She situates the migration of West Indians
to the U.