other poems by Alma Norman

QUESTION: She wrote one about the ethnic groups of Jamaica. I'm not good at reciting poems but so I never learned it. I can only recall bits and pieces and the pieces are stuck un my head. It would really help if I could get the rest.

Black skin brown skin everybody come and hear what i have got to say

How our ancestors came here across the seas
His grandma and her grandpa and the same for you and me...


Does anybody know this poem?

ANSWER: by Wellesley September 12, 2011

Hi Marg,

I'll post this in our blog, on our facebook page as well as create a permanent page on my site for it.

I am hoping that someone who can relate to it will post their response as a comment here.

Stay in touch Marg.

See Also: Alma Norman - Poem about Paul Bogle.



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Nov 25, 2013
by: Anonymous

try youtube

Sep 22, 2013
my island jamaica
by: jamaica

Which site could i go to and find the poem ballad 65 written by alma norman?

Jan 09, 2013
Jamaica is Our Name by Alma Norman
by: Richhgirl T

Black skin, brown skin, everybody come
And hear what I've got to say...

(Rest of poem available at link below:)

Mar 27, 2012
Jamaican is our name by alma norman
by: eddie

I need the words to the poem, "Jamaican is our name" by alma norman

Nov 24, 2011
by: Marcia

Can you please send me the words of Alma Norman's poem that read YOU'LL FIND US IN NIGERIA, YOU'LL SEE US IN COLON TO GHANA AND LIBERIA JAMAICA MEN HAVE WON. Thank you so much i learned this in school years ago.

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