Happy Independence Day Jamaica!
Today marks the independence of Jamaica. After years of fighting, in 1962 the colony of Jamaicans gained their independence from the United Kingdom. That’s only 52 years ago.
Many of our parents and family elders were well into their adult years before this popular destination spot was able to have complete say in their national affairs.
Most American’s celebrated our day on July 4th but there are many who also toast to their rich Jamaican history. Many celebrities in fact. Not all were born there but whether their first generation or a few generations down the lineage, they are all proud to wear their green, yellow, and black.
Take a look at the celebrities that hold their Jamaican culture to high regards and are celebrating their country’s independence.