Daily Archives: 06/08/2019

GUYDA: Annual Father’s Day Brunch – Brooklyn NY – June 16, 2019

Hollywood Star: Guyana- born Letitia Wright – By Caroline Taylor

Wright ON – By Caroline Taylor | Caribbean Beat Magazine  Issue 157 (May/June 2019)

Letitia Wright in “Black-Panther”

Growing up in Guyana, Letitia Wright never imagined a Hollywood career. But after a string of stage and TV roles and early recognition of her talent, her casting in the blockbuster movie Black Panther was the break every actor hopes for, says Caroline Taylor

Despite a cast brimming with award-winning Hollywood legends, there was scarcely a Black Panther review that didn’t effusively single out Guyanese-British actress Letitia Wright — playing the title character’s science whiz little sister, Shuri — as the film’s scene-stealing breakout star.

Born on Halloween in 1993, Wright migrated with her family from Guyana to Tottenham, north London, when she was seven. Unsurprisingly, it was a culture shock — from the climate to the people.        Continue reading

World War II — D-Day And The Myth Of A U.S. Victory – opinion

D-Day And The Myth Of A U.S. Victory

Moon of Alabama | Russia Insider

Each D-Day anniversary the same question comes up. Who defeated Germany and its allies? The answer is, without any doubt, the Soviet Union.

But after decades of western propaganda the claims that the U.S. defeated the Reich has taken over many minds. Polls show that such propaganda works. More than half of the French people now believe that the U.S. contributed the most to the defeat of Germany.

The U.S. lost 411.000 people due to World war II, Great Britain lost 450,000, Germany some 7 million and the Soviet Union more than 20 million.    Continue reading

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