WHITES AND FREEDOM

The word emancipation arouses powerful images within the mind of the critical reader. Frequently, people first think of the slaves of the southern United States, whose struggle has become a timeless theme. While the United States’ involvement in the chattel slavery system was of great importance in many historical respects, it certainly is equalled by […]

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN DAY

REMEMBERING GREAT WOMEN Deldie Gregg-Bynoe Elian Gregg-Compton Henrietta Johnson Doreen Gregg Catherine Gregg Albertina Foyle-Bynoe Eunice Bynoe Beryl Lizama Janet Stowe-Foyle Synda Bynoe Carmen Gregg Rhoda Kydd Marcia Bynoe Lynn Bynoe Yolanda Bynoe-Gregg Pauline Bynoe Dorothy Gregg-Quashie Nellie Bynoe Hilda Ollivierre Delphina Kydd Sydna Hazell Evelyn Gregg Anna Gregg Edna Ragguette Gregg Verona Pompey Gregg […]

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FROM THE COAST OF AFRICA

REPOST: “Soooo you mean to tell me that someone down your ancestry line survived being chained to other human bodies for several months in the bottom of a disease-infested ship during the Middle Passage, lost their language, customs and traditions, picked up the English language as best they could while working free of charge from […]

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DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS

Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day. It originated in the United Kingdom and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously formed part of the British Empire. Boxing Day is on 26 December, although the attached bank holiday or public holiday may take place either on that day or two days later. We may ditch the Monarch, but […]

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HISTORY OF OCTOBER

October is the tenth month of the year and has 31 days. It was originally the eighth month of the Roman calendar until 153 BCE. The Eighth Became the Tenth October is the tenth month of the year in the modern day Gregorian calendar. It was also the tenth month in the earlier Julian calendar. The name […]

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THE MONTH OF OCTOBER

October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and the sixth of seven months to have a length of 31 days. The eighth month in the old calendar of Romulus c. 750 bc, October retained its name (from the Latin and Greek ôctō meaning “eight”) after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans. In Ancient Rome, […]

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LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE

I had to share this little story which has a great lesson for us today. When Nelson Mandela was studying law at the University, a white professor, whose last name was Peters, disliked him intensely. One day, Mr. Peters was having lunch at the dining room when Mandela came along with his tray and sat […]

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TREES

Sir Godfrey Gregg For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more, I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like […]

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WHEN LEFT ALONE

When left alone, quantum particles behave as multiple images of themselves (as waves, really), simultaneously moving through all possible paths in space and time. Now, again, why do we not experience this multitude around ourselves? Is it because we are probing things around us all the time? Why do all experiments that involve, say, the […]

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FORGET THE AGE

No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Here’s a short list of people who accomplished great things at different ages 1) Helen Keller, at the age of 19 months, became deaf and blind. But that didn’t stop her. She […]

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