Give Tom ‘his due’
DESCRIBING TOM ADAMS as “one of the greatest Barbadians who ever lived and the most visionary leader we ever had,” general secretary of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), Senator Dr Jerome Walcott, has called for Adams’ accomplishments to be properly acknowledged and documented.
He made the call as he delivered the Tom Adams Memorial Lecture under the theme, Intellect, Vision And Fortitude, In An Island State: The Tom Adams Story, at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, on Thursday night.
“It is a blight on our politics and democracy and the greatest absurdity in our history that the work and worth of Tom Adams has been lost to the murky machinations of political forces,” the senator said.
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