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May 15, 2017

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Elder, sister, mother, aunty, teacher, cultural ambassador: Three tributes for Tchaiko Kwayana, 24 June 1937 – 6 May 2017

Stabroek News May 15, 2017 Saluting Tchaiko Kwayana By Nigel Westmaas Tchaiko Ruramai Kwayana was an educator, pan-Africanist, and civil rights activist. Born and raised in segregated Georgia in the 1930s, she began her teaching career in segregated southern schools, eventually moving to Oakland, California. As an internationalist she taught in…

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