Henry Sylvester-Williams – Today in Black History

Henry Sylvester Williams, one of five children, was born in Trinidad on 19th February, 1869. His father was a wheelwright who had originally come from Barbados. A talented student he qualified as a school teacher in 1886. He took a keen interest in politics and in January 1890 helped establish the Trinidad Elementary Teachers Union.Continue reading Henry Sylvester-Williams – Today in Black History