Beverley Manley (now Beverley Anderson Duncan) is best remembered by many as the political firebrand of the 1970s who, as the Afrocentric wife of the then Prime Minister Michael Manley, was co-responsible for charting the radical political path of the era. She is also credited with helping to forge the post-Independence social and cultural identity of the nation.
Since the heyday of her role as activist wife, she went on to co-host one of Jamaica's pioneering morning talk shows. She became a sought-after international speaker, author of a best-selling biography, and recently wed her long-time companion, Dr D.K. Duncan, which saw her returning to the political campaign trail by his side. Read more at the Jamaican Glkeaner