A Brief History of Seven Killings Symbols & Objects

Marlon James
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Jamaican Labor Party

The Jamaican Labor Party or JLP is one of the major political parties in Jamaica. It is symbolized by the color green. This political party is enforced by Papa-Lo.

People’s National Party

The People’s National Party or PNP is one of the two major political parties in Jamaica. It is symbolized by the color orange. When the book opens in 1967, Shotta Sherrif enforced this party, which was in power at that time. The PNP remained in power after the 1967 election.

Peace Concert

Bob Marley stages the Smile Jamaica Peace Concert in December 1967. It is widely criticized as propaganda by the PNP. Although Marley was shot by Josey Wales just a few days before the concert, he still performed as planned.

Midnight Ravers

Midnight Ravers is the name of a song written by Bob Marley. The song is written about a night he...

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