Barbados became a republic on November 30,2021 after 400 years in the British monarchy.
Sandra Mason born in 1949, first president of Barbados effective 11/30/2021 when Barbados becomes a republic.
Umfundalai, an African diaspora inspired dance tradition invented by Kariamu Welsh (1949-2021)
Mary Louise Brown 1868 - 1927, first Black woman to receive a wartime medical commission in 1918. Physician and teacher.
Fisk Jubilee Singers
Ella Sheppard 1841- 1914. Pianist, arranger, and composer. Matriarch of the Fisk Jubilee Singers.
Giovanni’s Big-Eared Bat aka “Micronycteris giovanniae” named after poet Nikki Giovanni in honor of her writings.