Caribbean American Heritage Month Factoid

Jan Earnst Matzeliger, the inventor of a revolutionary shoe-making machine, emigrated from Suriname.

Compiled By Jordan Bowles

News Americas, Deerfield, FL, MON. June 10, 2019: As we continue our celebration of Caribbean American Heritage Month, did you know that distinguished Caribbean migrants populate the annals of nineteenth-century black America?. A significant number were skilled craftsmen, scholars, teachers, preachers, and doctors.