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by BA - 11 months ago

Thousands In Guyana Affected By Severe Flooding

SEVERE flooding across Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) has affected over 15,000 persons, according to Chairman of the region’s Regional Democratic Council (RDC), Brian Allicock. Allicock, during a telephone interview with the Guyana Chronicle on Wednesday, said that the relevant authoriti...

by BA - 11 months ago

Meet Vicky Cakes – the First Black-owned Pancake Mix in Major Retail

Aunt Jemima, who? Vicky Cakes® is America’s new darling vegan pancake mix, who is quickly emerging as the leader in vegan pancake and waffle mix.After Quaker Oats announced retiring the culturally insensitive brand Aunt Jemima, consumers flocked to Vicky Cakes, who then sold over 184,000 bags of pan...

by BA - 11 months ago

Chicago Mayor Puts White People Out to Pasture

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is under criticism for only talking to the colored folks. That’s right, the mayor declined any interviews with white journalists just because of the color of their skin! Wait, I thought racism is what happens when your thoughts or actions are based on prejudice? Am I wro...

by BA - 11 months ago

The Dark Corners of Domestic Violence; Shining light on coercive control

State Senator Kevin Parker. When we talk about women achievers, we usually talk about trailblazers in things like politics, science, sports, or the arts. However, I am stepping outside the box to take a stand for women we may not think of as achievers: the 10 million women who are the survivors of d...

by BA - 11 months ago

‘Sting Bee’ Charged With Murder In Fatal Vieux Fort Stabbing

Police on Thursday charged Samantha Thomas, alias ‘Sting Bee’ with murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in Vieux Fort last month. Officers had previously charged Thomas with dangerous harm. That charge arose from an incident on April 23, 2021 at Paul’s Lane, Vieux Fort. At the time Nelso...

by BA - 11 months ago

Black Woman-Owned Streaming Network on Mission to Raise $15 Million

Photo: Twitter Regina D. Braggs, Founder and CEO of Applause Network TV, Inc., is raising $15,000,000 with a Reg D 506 (c) through accredited investors.Incorporated in 2010, Applause Network TV has been providing streaming services consisting of original videos, live shows, and on-demand content c...

by BA - 11 months ago

Martinique Police Demonstrate Against Violence, Demand Respect

An estimated thirty police officers in Martinique staged a demonstration in Fort de France Wednesday. They were demanding respect and resources. But at the same time they were condemning recent acts of violence against them. According to local reports, the police are also concerned that criminals se...

by BA - 11 months ago

NDG Book Review: ‘The Ground Breaking’ is an emotional page-turner

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Your legs felt as though they were made of rubber. It was like walking on a bed of marbles, like wearing rollerskates on a waterbed. Your arms flailed for something steady but whether this was an inner event or something outside, you wonder if you’ll ever feel stable again. A...