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Louise “Miss Lou” Bennett-Coverley : Jamaican Poet folklorist Louise ‘Miss Lou’ Bennett Coverley




Louise “Miss Lou” Bennett-Coverley : Jamaican Poet folklorist Louise ‘Miss Lou’ Bennett Coverley Google is celebrating the 103rd birthday celebration of Louise “Miss Lou” Bennett-Coverley in today’s Doodle. Many call her “Miss Lou,” Bennett-Coverley’s political commentary and sense of humor made her a cherished persona across the nation and across the world. The poet and folklorist used her humour to create humor and social commentary in her poetry. After 1942, Bennett-Coverley wrote her first poetry collection called Dialect Verses. It helped her earn the British Council scholarship to attend the highly regarded Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.

Louise "Miss Lou" Bennett-Coverley : Jamaican Poet folklorist Louise 'Miss Lou' Bennett Coverley




Louise “Miss Lou” Bennett-Coverley

First Black student to attend the educational institution Bennett-Coverley set the standard in every sense. She later worked for the BBC and hosted broadcasts of the Caribbean Carnival radio program all while studying. When she completed her master’s degree after graduation, she hosted various other shows such as West Indian Guest Night and performed in a variety of theatre troupes in and around the United Kingdom before returning to Jamaica in 1956. Bennett-Coverley was then drama officer, and later became the director for the Jamaica Social Welfare Commission.

In this position, “Miss Lou” moved throughout the country, assisting village officers and instructors by facilitating workshops such as playingmaking, improvisation, and other things. She also continued to deliver talks on Jamaican folklore across Canada, the United States, Canada, and England. Bennett became the host and face of radio shows like Laugh and Learn with Louise as well as Miss Lou’s Views. She also hosted Ring Ding, one of the longest-running Saturday morning children’s television programs that be broadcast through the Jamaica Broadcasting Commission (JBC) national broadcasts.

The government in 1998 named Bennett-Coverley to be the country’s ambassador to the world of culture. She was also accepted into the Order of Merit by Queen Elizabeth II. Bennett-Coverley was a defender of Jamaica’s culture and language and inspired Jamaicans to be proud of both. Some of Bennett-Coverley’s best-known poem include Noh Lickle Twig, New Scholar as well as Cuss Cuss. A Google Doodle is a unique temporary logo that is displayed on Google’s homepages. It’s meant to mark celebrations, holidays and achievements as well as other occasions.

This Google illustration was created by the artist Robyn Smith. Popularly referred to as “Miss Lou,” Bennett-Coverley’s humor and social commentary humor made her a beloved celebrity across the country and across the world. The poet and folklorist used her humour to create a sense and social commentary in her poetry. The year 1942 was when Bennett-Coverley released her first poetry collection Dialect Verses. It helped her earn an British Council scholarship to attend the famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.

Bennett-Coverley was the first Black student at the institution Bennett-Coverley was a trailblazer in every sense. She later worked for the BBC and hosted their Caribbean Carnival radio program all while studying. When she completed her master’s degree after graduation, she hosted various other shows such as West Indian Guest Night and performed in a variety of theatre troupes in and around the United Kingdom before returning to Jamaica in 1956. Bennett-Coverley was then a drama instructor and later as the director for the Jamaica Social Welfare Commission.

In this capacity, “Miss Lou” moved throughout the country, assisting village officers and instructors by facilitating workshops such as playmaking, improvisation, other things. She also continued to deliver talks on Jamaican folklore across Jamaica, Canada and the United States, Canada, and England. Bennett was later the host and face of radio shows such as Laugh and Learn with Louise as well as Miss Lou’s Views. She also hosted Ring Ding, one of the longest-running Saturday morning children’s television programs that be broadcast in the Jamaica Broadcasting Commission (JBC) national broadcasts.

The government in 1998 announced the appointment of Bennett-Coverley as its ambassador for culture at large. She was also admitted to the Order of Merit by Queen Elizabeth II. Bennett-Coverley was a defender of Jamaica’s culture and language She inspired Jamaicans to celebrate both. A Google Doodle is a distinct temporary logo that is displayed on Google’s homepages. It is designed to celebrate celebrations, holidays and accomplishments, among other things. Google’s Google illustration was created by the artist Robyn Smith.

Popularly referred to as “Miss Lou,” Bennett-Coverley’s political commentary and sense of humor made her a cherished celebrity across the country and around the globe. The poet and folklorist made use of her sense of humour and social commentary in her poetry. The year 1942 was when Bennett-Coverley released her first collection of poetry called Dialect Verses. This enabled her to receive an British Council scholarship to attend the famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.

Bennett-Coverley was the first Black student at the institution Bennett-Coverley set the standard in every sense. She was later employed for the BBC hosting their Caribbean Carnival radio program all while continuing to pursue her studies. After completing her education after graduation, she hosted various other shows such as West Indian Guest Night and was a part of numerous theatre troupes in The United Kingdom before returning to Jamaica in 1956. Bennett-Coverley later became a drama instructor and later as the director for the Jamaica Social Welfare Commission.

In this position, “Miss Lou” moved throughout the country, assisting village officers and instructors by facilitating workshops such as playingmaking, improvisation, and many more. She also continued to deliver talks on Jamaican folklore across Canada, the United States, Canada, and England. Bennett was later the host and face of radio shows such as Laugh and Learn with Louise and Miss Lou’s views. She also hosted Ring Ding, one of the longest-running Saturday morning children’s television shows that be broadcast in the Jamaica Broadcasting Commission (JBC) national broadcasts. As of 1998, government officials selected Bennett-Coverley as its ambassador to the world of culture.

She was also made a member of the Order of Merit by Queen Elizabeth II. Bennett-Coverley was a champion for Jamaica’s culture and language She inspired Jamaicans to be proud of both. A Google Doodle is a distinct permanent, artistic logo displayed on Google’s homepages. It’s meant to mark occasions, holidays and achievements in addition to other things. This Google illustration was created by the artist Robyn Smith.




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