Modern Black Heroes

It is great for confidence and inspiring to have good role models in society

Below are links suggested by members on a small selection

not mentioned elsewhere on this website


Gilbert Clarke (96 years old) Featured on BBC1 News on 12th November 2021

Stephanie Boyce becomes The Law Society of England and Wales first Black President

Howard University announces actress Phylicia Rashad as Dean of Fine Arts from July 2021

Below: Contemporary Jamaican business heroes Dyke and Dryden - and an article about Trinidadian Hero Philip Louis Ulric Cross.

Dyke & Dryden Ltd.

Mr. Len Dyke was a pioneering Jamaican businessman who built a haircare and beauty empire. The links below provide research information on Len Dyke and his partners Dudley Dryden and Tony Wade. 

Three Black Business Millionaires Honoured with Plaque

Guardian article with a short life-story of Len Dyke

Tony Wade being interviewed on the Sylbourne Sydial TV Show Part 1

Tony Wade being interviewed on the Sylbourne Sydial TV Show Part 2

Order: Tony Wade's book on Dyke & Dryden Ltd. and the haircare industry


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