THEe murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the USA is yet another reminder of the limited value placed on Black lives in a country and a world that are still to come to grips with the notion of racial equality
.The Guyana Chronicle, led by the APNU+AFC today, has written on the tragedy of African-American George Floyd's brutal death. For the most part, it is a good read. But then later on, it talks about lessons for Guyana. The author stated Click to read.
Referring to the riots that occurred early in March after election, mostly in Indo-dominant communities of region 5 and 6, the author contends that these "mobs" were engaged in "racially-motivated actions." But they rioted in what were mostly Indo-dominant communities, so how could this be in any way "racially-motivated"? Right. One group attacked a David-G bus, and the President is Afro-Guyanese, so this must mean it was racially motivated? True, children were hurt as a result, and this much has been condemned, even by opposition political parties.
Instead of explaining how Guyanese society can learn to work towards justice together, the state media end up divisive in the end, only to add fuel to the fire of segregation.state's newspaper attempting to demonize and racially incite hostile emotions towards a group of Indian people who felt their elections were rigged, which today we knon why we are having a recount.
The pnc is trying to spin a false narrative and the will of the people will spill into the streets. Eventually the dam will burst; there will be civil disobedience and will the government do ...