Daily Archives: 05/18/2021

Buxton-Friendship Museum ZOOM meeting on “International Museum Day” – May 18th 2021

BUXTON / FRIENDSHIP MUSEUM, ARCHIVES & CULTURE CENTER (BFMACC)

Buxton Museum- Student visitors – click to enlarge

As we observe “International Museum Day” Tuesday May 18th 2021, the BUXTON / FRIENDSHIP MUSEUM, ARCHIVES & CULTURE CENTER (BFMACC) joins in celebrating another milestone of such an important day around the world. The INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS (ICOM) selects each year for International Museum Day, a theme that is at the heart of the concerns of society. The theme this year which we have adopted is “The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine”.

This theme will be discussed at our virtual symposium on “International Museum Day” Tuesday May 18th 2021, starting 6.00pm. Also, to celebrate this day we have invited the villages school’s children, to visit our MU:SEUM, ARCHIVES & CULTURE CENTER (BFMACC) to experience our accomplishments to date. The Covid guidelines will be followed.

READ MORE: FOR PRESS RELEASE ON INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 5 18 21 pdf

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GUYANA: The Audacity – Think on That – By Mosa Telford

Directors of Superior Concrete Inc., a foreign company in Guyana, disrespected Housing Minister Colin Croal, Chief Executive Officer of the Central Housing and Planning Authority Sherwyn Greaves and staff of the CH&PA’s Enforcement Department. Minister Croal and CH&PA officials visited a site in Houston Estates to issue an order to Superior Concrete Inc., which was illegally constructing a concrete factory.

Not only was the first Cease and Desist order destroyed by one who had the gall, but on another visit, our officials were not only told to leave because it was private property, but that the arrogant ones at Superior Concrete Inc. did not wish to speak to them.          Continue reading

BOOK: Top author Richard Cohen stirs anger with ‘too white’ history – The Guardian. UK

Richard Cohen’s new book, which has reportedly been dropped by his US publisher despite extensive additions, is still set for British release next month

From left: abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass, educator and writer Booker T Washington and American writer and sociologist WE Du Bois.
From left: abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass, educator and writer Booker T Washington and American writer and sociologist WE Du BoisPhotograph: Getty
— Sun 16 May 2021 06.15 BST – The GUARDIAN UK.
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It has taken nearly a decade to research and write, and runs to more than 750 pages. But The History Makers, described as “an epic exploration of those who write about the past”, has itself been rewritten after its author failed to take into account enough black historians, academics and writers.

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