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ADDRESS BY JOSEPH HARMON MP, COMMEMORATING THE AFRICAN HOLOCAUST

 Maya Angelo  And Still I Rise

‘And still we rise’; ADDRESS BY JOSEPH HARMON MP, COMMEMORATING THE AFRICAN HOLOCAUST
October 27, 2012 – Georgetown, Guyana:
ADDRESS BY JOSEPH HARMON MPTO ACDA
COMMEMORATING AFRICAN HOLOCAUST 2012“AND STILL WE RISE”My brothers and sisters I am extremely pleased to have been given the honour of leading this conversation on the state of African Guyanese in 2012 under the Theme “AND STILL WE RISE”. I commend the organizers of this observance for their steadfastness in commemorating the African Holocaust every year. I am advised that this is the 15th Annual observance.There is deep symbolism in the meaning of the topic “Still We Rise, As the tide rises”. Today it brings with it the hope and aspirations of the African Guyanese to live a good life in their own country. It is this HOPE that tomorrow will be better than today that led our fore-parents after emancipation to create villages and to transform plantations into a vibrant Nation. Long before Mr. Barrack Obama wrote about the AUDACITY OF HOPE our African Guyanese fore-parents had adopted that Mantra in order to create the conditions for a modern society.   Continue reading
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