Domestic violence, police profiling among focal points for state of African-Guyanese forum

The second annual “State of the Black and African Guyanese” forum, to be held on August 10th, will address the levels of violence against women, the depressed socio-economic status of Afro-Guyanese, and confront the negative correlation between young African males in Guyana and the country’s law enforcement system.

The forum is being held under the theme “Guyana Approaching 50 years of Independence: Reviewing the Past and envisioning the future” and will feature speakers including David Granger, Vincent Alexander, Carl Greenidge, Aubrey Norton, Onassis Granville, David Hinds, Norman Ng-A-Qui and Sharma Solomon.

As was the case last year, the forum is organised and will be hosted, in part, by the Cuffy 250 Committee as it seeks to “to raise consciousness among African Guyanese about  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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