J&O Fabrics Celebrates National Caribbean American Heritage Month.

The month of June has over thirty different nationally recognized holidays and presidential proclaimed ‘special days’ in it. When broken down, that equates to a holiday each day. There’s Fathers Day, Juneteenth, National Gay & Lesbian Pride Month, and National Childs Day just to name a few. But today, we at J&O Fabrics take personal pride in celebrating Caribbean-American Heritage Month.

During the month of June, we pay tribute to the Caribbean Americans at home and abroad who have helped weave the fabric of our Nation into the bountiful country it is today, and to celebrate the great contributions of a diversity of people from various islands in the Atlantic and Pacific who continue to enhance the culture and bonds of friendship that unite the United States and Caribbean countries.

With over 300 million citizens of various colors, shades and creeds, America is affectionately known as the ‘Melting Pot’. From our Puerto Rican neighbors, to our Haitian, St Lucian, Trinidadian, and Jamaican brothers and sisters, it is truly a country of immigrants from every walk of life whose ultimate desire is to make a better life for themselves, their families, and the world as a whole.

For centuries, Caribbean Americans have enriched the soil of America in all areas of the arts, sports and government. From track and field Olympic gold medalist Marion Jones (Belize) and first Caribbean American candidate for president of the U.S. Shirley Chisholm (Barbados), to first Caribbean American Academy Award winner for best actor, Sidney Poitier (Barbados) and internationally known fashion designer Oscar De La Renta (Dominican Republic), the list of accomplishments and contributions goes on and on.

Over five million Americans proudly share their Caribbean heritage during the month of June and throughout the year, as we do among us here in our little piece of America called J&O Fabrics. In celebration of our unity and diversity, we offer a selection of island inspired fabrics and prints reminiscent of our tropical homes over seas. From the wild life to the beach life and everything in between, J&O is takes pride in being a part of the fabric that weaves our nation together.

Happy National Caribbean American Heritage Month!
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