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Arrow has attended the Trinidad carnival every year since 1972 and has a strong following in that country. When he sang "Raise you han if you want to jam", all Trinidadians raised their hands; and when the Pope visited they adapted the line to: "Raise you han' if you love the Pope". The people loved him to the tune of Arrow. Indeed people all over the Caribbean and beyond are raising their hands for Arrow who for a period was also a familiar figure at the Antigua August carnival. With a sense of mission as well as with a quick commercial eye, Arrow turned to North America for greater international exposure and support.
Her mother, distant but supportive, played her part by paying for piano lessons for which she journeyed to St John's thrice weekly where Annie Kirnon Daley instructed her. Annie Cummings joined her mother in the USA in 1923 where she sought to earn a living in a cloth factory on 135th Street in New York; but her native talent and sense of purpose led her to high school and on to the New York College of Music which she attended for three years. She then took up singing seriously, but continued to receive training in voice and piano from a succession of tutors.
Later, however, he would take up where he left off. White attended City College, New York University, and Yale School of Drama. While at Yale he was the artistic director of the Yardbird Theatre Company in Harlem. His writing career started in earnest after the famous poet Langston Hughes read his pieces, recognized his talent and encouraged him to pursue writing as a career. He did just that and at the age of 20 his first play, The Mummers was produced by Joe Papp at the New York Public Theatre and later published by William Morrow Publishers.