Screening of "Finding Samuel Lowe" and "Half" as part of the Jamaica Film Festival July 5th-11th. Details to follow.
Book signing by Paula Madison of her book "Finding Samuel Lowe: China, Jamaica, Harlem" and by Man Kwan Luo (her cousin) of his book written from the perspective of the family in China. Details to follow.
Screening of Paula Madison's new short documentary featuring her visit in 2014 with footage from the CBA, Barry Street Temple, Chinese Cemetery, & Princess Street. Details to follow.
Following numerous requests for information on the Chinese Jamaican history, we are planning to expand the Reading Library at the CBA Centre to include books and publications on this important topic. We are asking for your assistance in acquiring relevant reading material on this subject matter. We welcome your recommendations or contribution of such books to the library, so that we may share the journey the first arrivals embarked on 160 years ago.
The Chinese Benevolent Association of Jamaica
In 1891, Chin Tung-Kao founded the Chinese Benevolent Society at 113 Barry Street in downtown Kingston. Its aims were to offer Humanitarian and Social Aid as well as preserve Chinese Customs and Ethnic Identity.
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