Sunday, January 31, 2016

Paul Bogle and the Morant Bay Rebellion

Youth Forces for National Liberation, Paul Bogle and the Morant Bay Rebellion,Jamaica: Youth Forces for National Liberation pamphlet, October, 1967.

Paul Bogle (1822 – 24 October 1865)[1] was a Jamaican Baptist deacon and is a National Hero of Jamaica. He was a leader of the 1865 Morant Bay Protesters, who agitated for justice and fair treatment for all the people in Jamaica. After leading the Morant Bay rebellion, Bogle was captured and hanged on 24 October 1865 in the Morant Bay Court House by the British authorities.

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