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HIDDEN FIGURES—-Reveals a lesson for All. – Teacher & Student – By Yvonne Sam

HIDDEN FIGURES—-Reveals a lesson for All. – Teacher & Student

yvonne-samBy Yvonne Sam

The movie Hidden Figures,(see trailer and movie below) is the story of how three African American women actually helped launch NASA astronauts into space and bring them back safely to Earth speaks to us from so many angles. Several civil rights and political issues were addressed, and despite the fact that it is set in the 1960’s an extremely significant decade in American history, yet it still carries a message that is significantly relevant in present day educational system.    Continue reading

Here’s an actual good poll number for President Donald Trump – Analysis

Here’s an actual good poll number for Donald Trump

Washington Post – February 27, 2017

Book: The Legend – Post Emancipation Villages in Guyana – Eusi Kwayana

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Please find attached a writ-up on Eusi Kwayana’s latest book – The Legend: Post Emancipation Villages.

It is a conversation of how former enslaved Africans in Guyana collectively bought villages.

The price is $35 and the book can be obtained by contacting me, Rampersaud Tiwari, or Ingrid King. See the contact details at the end of the attached document.

We have a limited number of copies and have already received orders.

Woman at center of Emmett Till case tells author she fabricated testimony

US Implements ‘Hyper-Aggressive Mass Deportation Policy’

Trump Administration Issues How-To for ‘Hyper-Aggressive Mass Deportation Policy’

us-dhs-logoNew Homeland Security guidelines constitute a sweeping rewrite of Obama-era policies on immigration

by Lauren McCauley, staff writer – Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by Common Dreams

The Trump administration on Tuesday issued new guidelines that constitute a “sweeping rewrite” of Obama-era policies on immigration, greatly expanding the number of individuals that can be forcibly deported and further emboldening the current crackdown.

The memoranda on implementation (pdf) and enforcement (pdf) of President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration, which were dated Monday February 20, 2017, and published by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), were leaked to news agencies over the holiday weekend and sparked wide concern among immigrants and civil liberties organizations.     Continue reading

Dr Shashi Tharoor MP – Britain Does Owe Reparations for British Colonialism – video

Dr Shashi Tharoor MP – Britain Does Owe Reparations 

Published on Jul 14, 2015 – One of the best speeches by an Indian ever on the subject of British reparations. It’s from an Indian MP, Dr Shashi Tharoor, invited to speak at the Oxford Union Society in a debate on Reparations for British Colonialism. The debate’s proposition was ….Does Britain Owe Reparations to India And Other Former Colonies?

ABOUT THE OXFORD UNION SOCIETY: The Union is the world’s most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. It has been established for 189 years, aiming to promote debate and discussion not just in Oxford University, but across the globe.

Jagdeo’s presidency is synonymous with corruption, extra-judicial killings and drug lords – AFC

Jagdeo’s presidency is synonymous with corruption, extra-judicial killings and drug lords – AFC

– Has no moral authority to judge any sitting govt

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo

Since Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo’ has a remarkable legacy of failure to his name then he has no place awarding any grade to the performance of the APNU+AFC Government.

The AFC stated that it finds the “F” grade to be devoid of objectivity or fairness. It said that this move however fits with the far-right extremist approach and utter desperation that Jagdeo has adopted in dealing with matters as Opposition Leader.   This comment was made by the Alliance For Change (AFC) last night. Its statement was in wake of the “F” Grade recently handed out to the administration by Jagdeo.

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Barbados: Economy Between a Rock and a Hard Place With General Elections Looming

Barbados Underground

Submitted by Inkwell

barbados-election-map-2013 2013 Final Electoral Map, the government won by a 2 seat margin

1. Consider this argument. The Central Bank (CB) Governor has refused to print any more money for the Minister of Finance (MOF). The MOF needs printing to continue to pay civil servants and keep Government running. If the Government can’t pay the civil servants this month, all hell will break loose. Therefore the CB Governor has to be fired so that somebody who will agree to print the money can be appointed. These delays being granted by the High Court are making the MOF nervous. Time is of the essence. But Jeez, if the printing continues, the economy will only get sicker.

2. Foreign reserves are at an all-time low and heading further south, and with the poor tourist season we are now having, not much hope for recovery. The Government can’t even put its…

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News Headlines from News Americas Now – 17 February 2017

NEWS HEADLINES FROM NEWS AMERICAS NOW  news-americas

CARICOM Heads Meet Again: Will Anything Change? All Talk No Action? + calypso

CHALKDUST – A Trinidadian Calypsonian, summed it up in a Calypso in 1986, in the time of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, and when George Chambers was Trinidad’s Prime Minister. He was calling then for Caribbean Unity.…  Here is his Calypso.

Chalkdust – Sea Water And Sand – Calypso -1986

More on Dr. Hollis Urban Lester Liverpool, aka Chalkdust below:

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