Janus v. AFSCME – Threat to Public-sector Unions

By Chaitram Aklu The Supreme Court will hear the case of Janus v. AFSCME (a public- sector union) in this session and a decision will...

Women’s History Month: The Struggle for Women’s Rights

By Chaitram Aklu When Abigail asked John Adams in 1775 to “remember the ladies” and their rights in the Declaration of Independence no one thought...

Georgetown’s Flash Floods Now More of A Human Problem

By Chaitram Aklu – FRGS Late last June and early July, when heavy rainfall produced flash floods that submerged...

The Exodus of African Americans From the South: 1916-1970

  Black History Month Feature By Chaitram Aklu Black Migrations is the theme of this year’s Black History Month celebrations. Proclaimed in February 1976, Black History Month...

2020 Census – Nothing To Fear

Make Sure Every Man, Woman And Child Is In The Count By Chaitram Aklu Since 1790, when the first census or count of the residents in...

150 Years After the 14th and 15th Amendments, Jim Crow Discriminatory...

By Chaitram Aklu “The problem is whether the American people have loyalty enough, honor enough, patriotism enough, to live up to their own constitution...” --...

Charandass Persaud: Traitor or Man With a Conscience and Courage?

By Chaitram Aklu Harper Lee, through Atticus Finch the main character in the classic To Kill a Mocking Bird told readers: “You never really understand...

Provide Teachers With Resources and a Safe Environment – Not Guns

By Chaitram Aklu The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida shooting on February 14, which left 17 students and teachers dead and more...

50th Anniversary of Earth Day: Saving the Planet Presents Challenges and...

By Chaitram Aklu The world’s population was 3.7 billion in 1970. That was 50 years ago when the first Earth Day was observed. Today the...

Charrandas Persaud: The Gandhi of Guyana

By Dr Kumar Mahabir Love him or hate him, Guyanese Member of Parliament (MP) Charrandas Persaud had the courage to stand and swim against the...
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