Members of the 12th of July movement are urging members of the public to come out to share in the remembrance and recognition of the contribution of the ancestors for liberty.
July 12th 2016, will mark the 203rd anniversary of the death in battle of illustrious Maroon leader, Chief Jacko and it is the third time that the anniversary will be observed under the auspices of the 12th of July Movement.
Given that July 12th falls on a Tuesday, the commemoration of the day will take place this Sunday, July 10th 2016.
One of the organizers, Nigel Hilaire, says it is important for black people to know their history.
This year, the programme will include power talks relating to the deeds of the Maroons, as well as those of Kalinago heroes.
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