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Guyana: Reflections on growing up in a racial landscape – By Dennis Nichols

Growing up in a racial landscape… in Guyana

Kaieteur News_ -Oct 21, 2018  Countryman – By Dennis Nichols

‘Race’ has practically become a four-letter word for some Guyanese – although it’s simply a categorization of humans into groups, based on anatomical similarities and on cultural, genetic, geographical religious affiliation etc… It is perceived as a root cause of social division and antagonism, and in our ‘Land of six peoples’ this concept has often taken on strange and ominous connotations that tend to make a mockery of our ‘One People; One Nation; One Destiny’ motto.

This piece barely scratches the surface of ‘Race’ in our beloved El Dorado.    Continue reading

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