Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. This month we will highlight the contributions and achievements of Guyanese Women.
Rajkumari Singh, A.A. (1923-1979), stands out as a major pioneering Caribbean woman writer, political activist, educator and distinguished cultural leader in her native land, Guyana, where she received national honors. She was respected and praised by her contemporaries for the quality of controversy, criticism and debate present in her works, for which she received many […]
Guyanese Singer Charmayne (Maxee) Maxwell of the 1990s R&B group Brownstone, mysteriously died Saturday, members of her family have confirmed. Maxee was born Charmayne Maxwell on January 11, 1969 in Guyana. She was best known for her work with Grammy-nominated band Brownstone and her 2000 solo single “When I Look into Your eyes.” She was […]
Damali Abrams is a Guyanese-American video and performance artist. She is the daughter of retired journalist and “Metemgee” author, Ovid Abrams and former school teacher, Norma Abrams. Her knack for creativity and artistry led her to earn a Bachelors of Arts Degree from New York University and Master of Fine Arts Degree from Vermont College.
Mashramani is carnival like in nature. This year’s theme is “Showcasing our Culture, Sustaining Our Heritage.” Customarily, this is a colourful festival and is a combination of costume competitions, float parades, masquerade bands and much dancing and merriment in the streets to the sweet sounds of steel pan along with calypso and soca music. The […]
Congratulations to Dr. Paloma Mohamed, poet, playwright & academic from Guyana on being named one of four honorees for the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence (Arts & Letters). Dr. Mohamed is currently the Director of the Centre for Communication Studies at the University of Guyana.
The Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards is the […]
Fill your day with friends and your glass with wine if you don’t have someone special to celebrate with this Valentines!
“It’s better to be with someone who loves and appreciates you every day and not only on Valentines Day” @confidence_is_you
Keisha Edwards has been designing from a very young age. As a child growing up in Guyana, she would sketch outfits and ask her mother to make them for her. Born on September 8th, 1986, Keisha grew up in North Ruimveldt and then moved to East Ruimveldt at the age of 7. One of […]
Dr. Faith Azelia Harding leaves behind a legacy of impressive political accomplishments and passionate advocacy. A former Minister and PNCR’s first female presidential candidate, Dr. Harding was one of Guyana’s leading political advocate for issues affecting women and children. Born on October 5, 1947 in Georgetown, Guyana to Egbert and Beryl Blackmore, she was the […]
Embrace people’s differences with Karen O. Roberts’s empowering debut children’s book, Look at You! You Are Beautiful. Brimming with vibrant pictures of kids from all walks of life, this charming collection stands in stark contrast to defeat the looks-obsessed culture in which children grow up today.
Karen was born in 1971 in a small […]