Daily Archives: 02/03/2012

Come Visit Guyana – video music by The Tradewinds

Come Visit  Guyana – video music by The Tradewinds

Music: Tradewinds – Not a blade of Grass
Pictures of Oh Beautiful Guyana.
Beautiful beaches, serene rivers, majestic mountains, breathtaking water falls.

Come visit Guyana!!
* I took these pics from image searches on the web, if you see a pic that looks like yours thanks, you just did your part for Guyana. Guyana thanks you..

“At the point where the Caribbean meets South America on its North Atlantic seaboard lies an almost unknown, but incredibly wonderful land of unspoilt beauty, where the virgin rainforest leads to the Amazon Basin. Where the jungle is still unexplored, rivers uncharted and mountains yet to be climbed.” (guyana-tourism.com)

— Post #1082

Black history is great, but what about black future?

Commentary: Black history is great, but what about black future?

Published on February 2, 2012 – Caribbean News Now

By Neals J. Chitan

Over the past 30 years, I have always been involved in either planning or speaking at black history events in Canada, the USA and England.

It is the time of the year when we look back at the intense struggles and challenges faced by our people, while also celebrating our achievement and immense involvement in the establishment and development of what we now see as modern civilization. Continue reading

West Indian Americans and Black History Month

West Indian Americans and Black History Month 

By:Aubrey W. Bonnett, PhD

Aubrey W. Bonnett

We are in the midst of a period devoted to the commemoration and celebration of Black History month, a time recognized since 1976 as one in which to reflect and ponder the accomplishments of African Americans, despite historically overwhelming odds. Carter G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, who is often hailed as the father of black history, initiated this period.

But Black History month is more than a recitation of contributions; it is also a description of the odyssey of struggle, protest and resistance by a dispossessed group of Americans in an effort to force states – this nation – to live up to its promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – ideals so prominent in the American creed. African Americans and West Indian Americans have a common bond in the quest to attain the promise of this creed. Continue reading

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