SVG MADE HISTORY

St Vincent and the Grenadines Smallest Island Nation Elected To The UN Security Council St Vincent and the Grenadines was on Friday 7th June 2019, elected as a non-permanent member of the UN security council. The campaign which lasted 10 years will see SVG begin its tenure for 2 years on the council in 2020 – 2021. […]

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“BAD FRIDAY”

THIS IS A RE-POST FROM FACEBOOK Much Ado About Nothing – A Wasted Day in Parliament on May 17, 2019 by Parnel R. Campbell 1. Whereas Friday 18th April 2019 was observed worldwide as Good Friday, we here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines must surely designate Friday 17th May 2019 as “Bad” Friday! 2. […]

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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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