Guyana

Encyclopaedia Africana H April 5, 2021 HERMAN OUSELEY

“The Windrush legacy, as we look forward to life in Britain beyond 2020, is of progressive and better educated multi–ethnic and multi-cultural communities facing up to prejudice, bigotry and ignorance; challenging inequalities and exclusion; and helping Britain to be an inclusive and fair society in which every person is able to live their lives without the fear of harassment, discrimination and exclusion”

D Encyclopaedia Africana April 5, 2021 DAVID McALMONT

He has a magnificent three and a half octave range, used to great effect in a vast range of projects too numerous to list here.

Encyclopaedia Africana W March 6, 2021 WALTER RODNEY

All of the countries named as “underdeveloped” in the world are exploited by others; and the underdevelopment with which the world is now preoccupied is a product of capitalist, imperialist and colonialist exploitation.

B Encyclopaedia Africana March 6, 2021 BERNIE GRANT

“The police were to blame for what happened on Sunday night [Tottenham uprising, October 1985]
and what they got was a bloody good hiding”

Encyclopaedia Africana F February 27, 2021 FORBES BURNHAM

“Consensus is something you have if you cannot have agreement.”

E Encyclopaedia Africana February 26, 2021 E. R. BRAITHWAITE

When Braithwaite turned one hundred in 2012, he returned to his native Guyana where he was awarded the Cacique Crown of Honour by President Donald Ramotar.

Encyclopaedia Africana J February 26, 2021 JUSTIN FASHANU

Born in East London on February 19, 1961 to Pearl Lawrence, a British-Guyanese nurse, and Patrick Fashanu, a Nigerian barrister, Fashanu was one of the couple’s three children.

Encyclopaedia Africana K October 6, 2020 KOFI BADU/CUFFY

more than 2,500 enslaved Africans working here revolted against the outright injustices meted out to them. And at the forefront of this massive revolt was Cuffy, the Akan man brought to Guyana to work on the sugar plantations.

Encyclopaedia Africana I September 3, 2020 DR IVAN VAN SERTIMA

He was educated at the School of Oriental and African Studies (London University) and the Rutgers Graduate School and held degrees in African Studies and Anthropology.

Encyclopaedia Africana G August 6, 2020 GUYANA NATIONAL ANTHEM

Set gem-like and fair, between mountains and seas,
Your children salute you, dear land of the free.

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