Daily Archives: April 3, 2018

Kite Flying – A tradition is fast disappearing – By Adam Harris

Kite Flying – A tradition is fast disappearing

Kite flying appears to be a dying tradition. In years gone by there would have been kites in the sky almost after Mashramani. Boys would have used the coconut pointers to make kites. These would be seen over many houses. A few weeks later there would have been the real preparations for Easter.

Kids and their kites at Easter

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Profile: Rev. Seopaul Singh – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Profile: Rev. Seopaul Singh – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

….. Public Service Is His Life

Rev. Seopaul Singh

Rev. Seopaul Singh has recently released a book on Guyana. He launched it at the Starlite Pavilion in New York, on March 29, 2018. It should be a welcome addition to the literature on Guyana and the Caribbean.

Seopaul has accumulated a wealth of experience in government and the civil service over the years. It would be accurate to say that he is one of the senior state-persons in the Queens community in New York.

Seopaul was born at Supply, Mahaicony on the East Coast of Demerara in Guyana.

Read more: Rev. Seopaul Singh – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Revisiting Martin Luther King’s Final and Most Haunting Sermon

Revisiting King’s Final and Most Haunting Sermon

Delivered two months before he died, “The Drum Major Instinct” saw the preacher give his own eulogy.

Dagmawi Woubshet | The Atlantic

“The Drum Major Instinct” is one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s finest sermons and perhaps his most haunting. He delivered it exactly two months before his assassination, on February 4, 1968, at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he served as co-pastor with his father.

What distinguishes “The Drum Major Instinct” is that King concludes this homily by rehearsing his death, effectively spelling out the kind of eulogy he wanted delivered at his funeral.    Continue reading

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