Minister urges Jamaicans to stop Skin bleaching

“Why do we want to look like the people who enslaved us?” Government minister Shahine Robinson asks the crowd gathered at yesterdays’s annual Emancipation Jubilee event in in Seville, St Ann.

The JLP member of parliament for North East St Ann also went on to state that we should “wear our skin as a badge of honour.” Emancipation Day in Jamaica August 1st, marks the end of slavery.