THE GREAT MIGRATION

THIS IS A RE-POST CONTENTS Before the Great Migration Great Migration Begins Great Migration: Life for Migrants in the City Impact of the Great Migration The Great Migration was the relocation of more than 6 million African Americans from the rural South to the cities of the North, Midwest and West from about 1916 to […]

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THE POWER OF SILENCE (Part two)

Inner Noise   It’s not just the noise outside us which causes us problems, though, but also the noise inside us.   In the same way that the natural quietness and stillness of the world around us is always covered over with man-made noise, the natural quietness of our minds is constantly disturbed by the […]

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THE POWER OF SILENCE (Part one)

Modern humans have lost touch with their inner “true self”. Silence and stillness are a means of recovering happiness and contentment.   In the modern world, silence has practically ceased to exist. The human race has stamped its authority over the planet Earth not just by covering its surface with concrete and destroying its plant […]

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WHY THIS YEAR’S BLACK HISTORY MONTH IS PIVOTAL

RE-POST FROM CNN Carter G. Woodson Park, Washington, D.C.: In the Shaw neighbourhood, a triangular park and a bronze sculpture of Woodson seated on a circular stone memorial commemorate his legacy. Peniel Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy […]

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FIRST HISPANIC ATTORNEY GENERAL IN THE US

Gonzales becomes first Hispanic U.S. Attorney General On February 3, 2005, Alberto Gonzales won Senate confirmation as the nation’s first Hispanic attorney general despite protests over his record on torture. The Senate approved his nomination on a largely party-line vote of 60-36, reflecting a split between Republicans and Democrats over whether the administration’s counterterrorism policies […]

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RECLAIMING OUR RIGHTS

This Black History Month, We are Reclaiming Our Narratives February is Black History Month. Over the years it has become the month the nation recognizes as a time to celebrate the strides and achievements black people have accomplished over the centuries. However, many white people have found themselves celebrating their achievements and somewhat attempt to overshadow […]

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THE GREAT MIGRATION

The Great Migration, sometimes known as the Great Northward Migration, was the movement of six million African-Americans out of the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1916 and 1970. In every U.S. Census prior to 1910, more than 90 per cent of the African-American population lived in the American South. In 1900, only one-fifth of African-Americans living in the South were […]

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BLACK HISTORY

Black History Month 2019 in the United States of America began on Friday,  February 1 and ends on Thursday, February 28 Today marks the beginning of BLACK HISTORY MONTH, it is a time to celebrate Black Culture and History, and to reflect on the many significant contributions that Black Caribbean National have made in helping […]

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SVG WELCOMES AMERICAN AIRLINES

ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES welcome AMERICAN AIRLINES ON SATURDAY 15.   INAUGURAL AMERICAN AIRLINES NON-STOP SERVICE American Airlines will make its inaugural non-stop flight from the Miami International Airport to the Argyle International Airport on Saturday, December 15th 2018. The year-round AA 1427 service will operate on an Airbus A319 every Saturday leaving the […]

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