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September 24, 2017

David Hinds Blog, Essays, Guyana Chronicle News

The Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett Issue—putting, Blackness and our public discourse on Race and Ethnicity in perspective

By David Hinds – guyana chronicle September 24, 2017    THERE is understandably a lot of chat about the issue surrounding the young lady, Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett, who referred to her Indian-Guyanese colleagues by the term that is both officially derogatory and to some extent informally accepted and used even by some Indian-…

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Ralph Ramkarran, Stabroek

Ethnic dominance

Conversation TreeBy Ralph Ramkarran  stabroek news The drive for ethnic dominance is an unavoidable consequence of our social history. It manifests itself in numerous ways and appears in discourses relating to social and economic policy. More importantly and fundamentally, it appears in political competition. Ideas of ethnic dominance have always shaped…

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KNEWS-Freddie Kissoon

Context rules life Ms. Nicholas-Garrett

 Sep 24, 2017  Features / Columnists, Freddie Kissoon I am annoyed at the whirlpool of news that is swirling around the Communication Officer in the Office of the President, Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett. For me it is surreal. I can’t believe what I am seeing and reading. People in Guyana, not in Barbados, Germany,…

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