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 December 11, 2019

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

Guyanese Nurses Assoc. of America: Ball & Scholarship Award Ceremony: NY: December 13. 2019

Guyana: Ituni Int’l Assoc. & Linden Fund: Annual Holiday Party: December 14. 2019

Guyana Mass Committee Fund Raising Dance: Jamaica NY – December 14, 2019

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Projects – Christmas Brunch – Pickering ON – December 15. 2019

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

Guyanese Assoc. of Greater Houston. USA- Old Year’s Night – December 31, 2019

St. Stanislaus College Alumni: New Year’s Eve Gala -Toronto -December 31. 2019

BHS and QC Alumni Associations: 12th Night 2020 Dance – Toronto – January 11. 2020

Guyana Christian Charities Canada (GCC): Valentine Dinner/ Dance – Toronto – February 15. 2020

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

             ANNOUNCEMENTS and NEWSLETTERS: 

Buxton Friendship Express Newsletter – November 2019

GIHR Online Newsletter – December 2019 + GIHR 2020 Calendar

A spectacular Celebration: Caribbean Nationals at 6th Impact Awards Gala in NYC

Guyana: Queen’s College celebrates its 175th Anniversary – By Subraj Singh

GCC: Guyana Christian Charities Newsletter – October 2019

United Guyanese Diaspora Global Network (UGDGN)- Toys for Tots 2019

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

Updated on December 11, 2019

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