Daily Archives: May 25, 2017

Guyana Speaks: Discovering Guyana’s Rich Interior – London England – 28 May 2017

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Seven Guyanese honored by the Guyana Action Committee (GAC) in NYC

Seven Guyanese honored at fundraising event

HOW COME – By Dave Martins + music video

HOW COME – By Dave Martins  – Credits Stabroek News.

Dave Martins

One of the things I’ve noticed about people in the arts field – writers, painters, architects, etc – is that they are unconventional thinkers so that although they are people who obviously operate vertically, they are also observers, in an almost horizontal manner, of mankind.  An example of this is that I have noticed that often completely engrossed in some creative project, I will suddenly be caught by a completely extraneous thought that has no relation to my project.  Most of these wanderings are usually brief but I will often find myself left with the “how come” question still nagging me. (I may have gone down this road before, but new “how come” examples keep popping up.)     Continue reading

The UNADDRESSED in the Black Community – By Yvonne Sam

The UNADDRESSED  in the Black Community

By Yvonne Sam

It is not only the police who lay claim to having a monopoly on the Code of Silence. No way! When it comes to certain topics in the Black community then there is a cloistered way of silence.  For various reasons we do not want to address it , and at times it has caused some confusion  We want to address racism and injustice, but that’s strictly on the outside, it  is the inside that is an entirely different ballgame.

There are some hot button topics that Blacks refuse point blank to talk about and/ or acknowledge, even if they know it is right or wrong.  Here are some things that Black people would not and will not not address:

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Venezuela: Protest Violence Escalates – Death Toll Nears 50

Venezuela Death Toll Nears 50 As Protest Violence Escalates

 –MAY 22, 2017

PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA CONTINUE. (PHOTO CREDIT: TWITTER/HENRIQUE CAPRILES)

CARACAS, Venezuela, Monday May 22, 2017 – A 23-year-old man died from a gunshot wound to the chest on Saturday, raising to 48 the number of people known to have been killed in seven weeks of protests against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro.

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