Daily Archives: November 6, 2017

Civility, Moral Outrage and ‘Unseeing’ Race Larry Haiven | The Chronicle Herald

OPINION: Civility, Moral Outrage and ‘Unseeing’ Race

Larry Haiven | The Chronicle Herald

A number of years ago I got into a local taxi. The driver, seeing that I was white, soon started disparaging people of colour. I could have been polite. I could have tried patiently to dissuade him. But I did the opposite.

I “lost” it. With all the white male academic privilege at my disposal, I yelled at him at the top of my voice, then demanded his name and taxi licence number saying I would report him to the authorities (which I later did). I told him to let me out of the car and I refused to pay him.    Continue reading

Demerara Gold being honoured – Brooklyn NY – November 16, 2017

Life can feel so uncertain these days.  Yet, there’s a lot to be thankful for. Wishing you and yours a peace-filled and bountiful NOVEMBER!  Hope you can attend the upcoming November events we’re excited to share with you below!  

Keep making GOLD!  Team Demerara Gold

 
Ingrid Griffith will receive an
Impact Achievement Award
for Outstanding Community Work
from Caribbean Life News!  – November 16, 2017. Brooklyn NYC

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Mashramani – Guyana’s Carnival – Videos

NOVEMBER is TOURISM MONTH in GUYANA

Guyana Mashramani

TravelSpan Vacations – Published on Jan 30, 2017.

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The Birth of Guyana’s Mashramani – By Dmitri Allicock

GUYANA GET FIT !!!  –  music video by Slingshot Drepaul

The Birth of Guyana’s Mashramani By Dmitri Allicock “Jour Ouvert became fo-daymawnin jump-up. Ole Mas became the Revolt Dance and the Calypso Contests became the Shanto Contest.”- Jimmy Hamilton The recent conclusion of Guyana’s 44th Mashramani celebrations and most colorful spectacle of music, revelry and creativity attracted the attention of […]

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The U.S. is no stranger to interfering in the elections of other countries – L.A. Times, Nina Agrawal

The U.S. is no stranger to interfering in the elections of other countries

L.A. Times, Nina Agrawal, December 21, 2016

Update: President Obama  slapped Russia with new penalties for meddling in the U.S. presidential election, kicking out dozens of suspected spies and imposing banking restrictions on five people and four organizations the administration says were involved.

The CIA has accused Russia of interfering in the 2016 presidential election by hacking into Democratic and Republican computer networks and selectively releasing emails. But critics might point out the U.S. has done similar things.    Continue reading

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