Black Friday – By Ron Persaud
I am very sorry but I cannot think or feel about Black Friday in the same manner as most Americans do – inasmuch as I desire to assimilate the culture of the country I have adopted; or has it adopted me?
The reason is that the term Black Friday connotes images of destructive fires and even more destructive human (or do I mean inhuman?) behavior.
You see, I was born in British Guiana and had the blessings of a good and wholesome upbringing and a fine education. I was interested in everything … well … except in outdoor sports. I experienced the excitements and disappointments as the country approached Independence. Continue reading