A group of well known African Americans, led by broadcaster Tavis Smiley, met some time ago to come up with a list of issues that black Americans could grasp onto and work on in order to better life for them. Take a look at their site and the covenants below. Perhaps if tailored to Jamaica’s needs this could also help us. What do you think?
Securing the Right to Healthcare and Well-Being
Establishing a system of public education in which all children achieve at high levels and reach their full potential.
Correcting the system of unequal justice.
Fostering accountable community-centred policing
Ensuring broad access to affordable neighbourhoods that connect to opportunity
Claiming our democracy
Strengthening our rural roots
Accessing good jobs, wealth and economic prosperity
Assuring environmental justice for all
Closing the racial digital deivide
Here's the link to their site: