Daily Archives: 03/20/2014

Walter Rodney Symposium – March 21-22 – Atlanta University Center. GA




Friday, March 21, 2014 3:00 PM until Saturday, March 22, 2014 6:00 PM

Join us on TOMORROW AND SATURDAY at the AUC RWWL for “Africa: The Gateway”where we will explore economic development, policies, governance, relationships, social justice and the arts as they relate to the continent.  The event is free and open to the public.

Dr. Shelby F. Lewis will deliver the Keynote Address tomorrow (Friday).  Dr. Robert (Bobby) Hill is the Distinguished Guest Speaker on Saturday Both Dr. Lewis and Dr. Hill knew Rodney personally:  Lewis from her work in Tanzania, Hill from his work in Jamaica and at the Institute of the Black World in Atlanta, GA.

There will also be presentations by academics and activists, including: Dr. Chapurukha Kusimba (American University), Dr. Guy Martin (Winston-Salem State University)Dr. Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o (University of California, Irvine), Friends of the Congo (incl. Kwame Lyndon Wilburg, Host/WRFG Beyond Borders/Atlanta FOTC) & Maurice Carney, Founder/Executive Director FOTC National), a Student Panel and The Groundings (community engagement and discussion).  Entertainment will be provided by local and international artists/activists Keur-Gui, Vox Sambou,  Bocafloja, Amkoullel and Ras Kofi.   Continue reading

Sharon Maas comes to Karanambu, North Rupununi Guyana

Karanambu- North Rupununi

Karanambu- North Rupununi. Guyana

Sharon Maas comes to Karanambu – Karanambu Trust and Lodge

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Sharon Maas http://www.sharonmaas.co.uk/is a very accomplished Guyanese writer.
She is the author of “Of Marriageable Age”, the first book we ever gave Diane. It became one of Di’s favorites too! As it also happens, Sharon is a very dear friend of Salvador’s! They spent years together traveling as adolescents and young adults. And although it had been 30 years since they last saw each other, Sharon and Andrea had been corresponding. Sharon was returning to Guyana after several years to visit her Mother, Eileen Cox.   Continue reading

Health Education & Relief Org. – Tea Party – April 27, 2014 Brooklyn NY

tea party- NYC

Health Education & Relief Organization Inc

For 14 years now the Health Education & Relief Organization Inc., (www.hergweb.org) has been performing free medical clinics, surgeries and education seminars for patients in Guyana and the Caribbean.  I am a Board Member of the Cancer arm of this group Health Education & Relief Organization for Cancer (HEROC) which has walked in the Strides Breast Cancer Walk in my mother’s honor; she is a Breast Cancer survivor.  Continue reading

Independence Dinner/Dance Toronto Canada- May 24, 2014

Independence -D&D flyer 2014

Independence Events: Toronto, Canada – May-June 2014

Independence events - Toronto-comp

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