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Jill Henry - inspiration for #LEGACY Collection.

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Jill Henry - inspiration for #LEGACY Collection.

Read more about the inspiration behind BlackToMyRoots #LEGACY Collection. My mum's name is Jill Henry. She died in October 2003. I still celebrate her birthday,16th July, every year. She is still one of the strongest women I have ever met and I still miss her like it was yesterday! She is the inspiration behind the #LEGACY Collection. She was passionate about Black Empowerment, Black Education, Black Excellence and Black Economic Power. She instilled the passion for equal rights and justice in me that still burn strong and will never fade. She was a proud Jamaican, with some of the usual biases...

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