Archive for December 8th, 2012

Address by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, at Howard University

EDDY GRANT –  JAMAICAN CHILD

Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, At Howard University’s 145th Convocation, September 28, 2012.

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 In my own family, that legacy of oppression overcome weighed on my late father, Emmett Rice. He was a brilliant, proud man-an economics professor a senior official at the Treasury Department and the World  Bank, and a Governor of the Federal Reserve Board. But his life of service came despite ferocious odds. My dad grew up between the wars in segregated South Carolina, and he never forgot the sting of separate and unequal. He served our country proudly in World War II, as an officer with the Tuskegee Airmen, but he forever resented the irony and inequity of fighting for freedom in a stubbornly segregated military. Dad had to learn to believe in himself by himself, to dismiss the taunting message of Jim Crow that he was somehow less of a man. He overcame that  trauma-but he never forgot that he had to endure it. Throughout his career, Dad sought to lift up others so they could seize the  opportunities he was almost denied.                Continue reading

IMMIGRANTS NOT HAVING ENOUGH SEX

CRAZY – MERRY CHRISTMAS

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IMMIGRANTS NOT HAVING ENOUGH SEX

By  EWALT AINSWORTH                             12 06 2012

Here is a Guyanese holiday proverb to mek-yuh-belly-guh:  DOG WID PLENTY MASSA DOES LEFF WITHOUT HAM-BONE.

And a nano-second before this item was blogged Gt authorities found USD 50 million worth of cocaine pellets mixed up course and fine in fish meal destined for China. The day before similar quantities of cocaine was found in drinking straws and immediately prior, cocaine was found in soap powder en route to Malaysia.  Next time there is a bust, the coke may be addressed to Ansan Sushi in Burma (LOL).         Continue reading