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 February 27, 2020

8th Annual One Love Gala and Awards: Unbroken – Toronto – 29 February 2020

Guyana Ottawa Cultural Association – Guyana Together Gala – February 29. 2020

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

Guyana: Linden Fund USA: Annual Spring Dance: Brooklyn NY- March 21, 2020

Guyana 50th Republic Celebration and Cultural Awards event – Toronto – March 21, 2020

Toronto Kaiteur Lions Club: 28th Anniversary Ball – Toronto – April 4. 2020

Three Rivers Kids Foundation: Fundraising Gala: Brampton ON – April 04, 2020

The St. Stanislaus College Alumni Association Toronto – Annual Spring Dance – April 18, 2020

Guyana Police Association of Canada: Annual Dinner & Dance: Toronto – May 02, 2020

Guyana Christian Charities Canada: Spring Fling: Pickering… near Toronto – May 16, 2020

Food, Migration, and Diversity: Short Story: Call for Papers – June 24-27. 2020

             ANNOUNCEMENTS and NEWSLETTERS: 

Download: Guyana Christian Charities Newsletter – February 2020

Linden Fund USA: 2020 Calendars available for Republic Day celebrations!

Linden Fund USA: Your membership sustains LFU ; support us today!

Guyana: GIHR Online Newsletter – February 2020

Buxton/Friendship Museum Archives & Culture Center – Thank You and Greetings for 2020

Canada-Guyana Outreach Mission (CANGO): Medical Mission to Guyana – 2019 Report

Guyanese Canadian Young Professionals Association (GCYPA) – Toronto. Canada

Buxton Friendship Express Newsletter – November 2019

GCC: Guyana Christian Charities Newsletter – October 2019

  • Updated on February 27, 2020
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