Daily Archives: March 16, 2018

The Black Mothers of America – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Black Mothers of America – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

  • No more, America, in mournful strain
  • Of wrongs, and grievances and unredress’d
  • No longer shall thou dread the iron chain
  • Which wanton Tyranny with lawless hand
  • Had made, and with it meant t’enslave the
  • land.
  •        – Phillis Wheatley 1772

We hear a great deal about the founding fathers of America. But how about the Black mothers of America and the role they played in shaping the destiny of the nation? Phillis Wheatley’s verses lamented the institution of slavery in America. Wheatley was an accomplished poet who wrote her memoirs and published a number of poems on a variety of subjects.     Continue reading

Commentary: What causes school shootings in the USA? – By Melissa Martin

Commentary: What causes school shootings in the USA?

By Melissa Martin, PhD – March 13, 2018 – Caribbean News Now

The same questions are asked after each mass shooting on American soil. Shock. Panic. Horror. We struggle with strife and strain to search for answers to keep our children and citizens safe from mass shooters. Fear that it will happen again, catapults us to grasp at methods and means to prevent carnages of bloodshed – incomprehensible atrocities to civilization.    Continue reading

The Church, The Truth and the Black Community – By Yvonne Sam

The Church, The Truth and the Black Community.

By Yvonne Sam

The truth has always been a loner and also the uninvited guest in any dialogue.  However, even in the face of all accompanying negativity and alienation, the need for an appearance exists.. Some representatives of the Black community have always displayed a cultural antagonism towards intelligence.  Simply put the crux of the problem existing in the Black community among the more dysfunctional of us, is not a lack of intelligence, but our attitude towards knowledge.          Continue reading

Guyanese Associations: Events, Conferences, and Publications

UPCOMING CONFERENCES, PUBLICATIONS and EVENTS by GUYANESE ASSOCIATIONS

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  • Updated on August 13, 2019

Book Signing: By Dr. Frank Douglas – Guyana Consulate NY – August 15, 2019

Guyana Ex-Police Association of Canada: Summer Picnic: Pickering ON: August 17, 2019

Guyana: Reliance Schools Alumni: Student/Teacher Reunion Dinner Dance – Toronto- August 17. 2019

HEROC: Bingo Fundraiser for Guyana Cancer Mission – Brooklyn NY- August 18, 2019 

*NEW- VALERIE RODWAY CENTENARY CONCERT – Brooklyn NY – August 25, 2019

*NEW- GCA: Guyana Cultural Association of New York: Folk Festival – Events: Aug 25- Sep 01, 2019

*NEW- Enmore Association Toronto: Annual Enmore Day: August 25th, 2019

St. Rose’s High School International Reunion – New York – August 24-30. 2019

Buxton-Friendship Heritage Fund: New York Patronal Dance – August 30, 2019

South Georgetown Alumnae Assoc: 10th Anniversary Gala- NY – August 30, 2019

*NEW- Guyanese Association of Greater Houston – First Fish Fry – August 31, 2019

GCA: Literary Hang & Symposium- August 31, 2019 – Call for Papers by July 15, 2019

Sisters With A Mission: Labor Day Weekend Breakfast – NYC – August 31, 2019

Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association (New York), Inc. Flag Party – September 1, 2019

Guyana Christian Charities (GCC): Fall Dance – Toronto- September 21. 2019

Guyana Medical Relief (GMR): Dinner Dance – Carson CA – September 21, 2019

BHS Alumni Toronto Chapter: Roots and Rhythms: September 28, 2019

UG: University of Guyana: Call for Papers: Teaching Conference – October 3-4, 2019

Guyana-Jamaica Friendship Assoc. NY: Biennial Ball: Queens NY- October 12. 2019

Guyana Christian Charities (GCC): Annual Bake and Food Sale- Toronto – October 27, 2019

Guyana: Queen’s College (QC) launches 175th anniversary celebrations – Oct 27 to Nov 2, 2019

Guyana Health To Kids Fundraising Gala – Woodbridge ON- November 2. 2019

Cricket Council USA: 11th US Open Competition – Florida- December 11-15. 2019

Cricket: US Open T20 dates revealed – December 18th – 23rd. 2019

ART EXHIBITION: Sandra Brewster | AGO Art Gallery of Ontario – runs till March 2020

                 ANNOUNCEMENTS and NEWSLETTERS: 

Guyana Historical Research Institute (GIHR) – Newsletter – August 2019

Buxton-Friendship Express Newsletter – July 2019

UG #PPL – The Magazine of the University of Guyana’s Alumni Magazine 2nd Edition

Linden Fund USA (LFU) 20th Anniversary Calendar highlight – July 2019

BFCN: Black Foundation of Community Networks – Scholarship Directory 2019

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission (CanGO): Report on Surgeries – 2019

Guyana Cultural Association of New York: On-Line Magazine – Latest edition

LINDEN FUND USA (LFU) celebrates its 20 year Anniversary in 2019

Updated on August 13, 2019

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