Afrika’s Struggle Meets Jamaican-born Film Director Extraordinaire

Recently, I met with the Jamaican-born film director extraordinaire about my upcoming film project. She impressed me with her intellectual acuity and she conducted a clinic for my benefit during the one-hour exploratory interview. I learned a lot from her. I look forward to adding her to my team as soon as I get my ducks in a row. And I hope she will find my project very exciting after she reads my book.


Afrika’s Struggle: From the Middle Passage to the New York Yacht Club

Last night, I was invited to the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation Anchor Awards 2018 hosted in the New York Yacht Club (former home of Cornelius Vanderbilt).

The nominees were Michael Bayley (President and CEO, Royal Caribbean International), Roland Malins-Smith, LLD Hon (Founder and Retired President, Seafreight Line Ltd.), and Rick Murrell (SVP, Managing Director, Saltchuck Resources  & Chairman, Tropical Shipping).

In attendance were ministers, ambassadors, other dignitaries, captains (pun intended) of industry and others.

Special thanks to student volunteers (meet and greet ambassadors) from Queens College – CUNY and from Columbia University.

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