Afro-Guyanese urged to revitalize institutions, communities

Afro-Guyanese need to get involved in revitalizing the institutions that can allow them to exercise their sovereignty as individuals and at a communal level, University of Guyana Registrar Vincent Alexander said yesterday.

“It is for us to rise up in consciousness, recognizing that which belongs to us and to engage in the process of revitalisation using our history as an example as to how it could be done. We have been there before and we can witness a rebirth fifty years after into fifty years beyond,” Alexander said during his keynote address at a forum addressing the state of Afro-Guyanese in Guyana.

The State also has an obligation to play a part by virtue of the institutions it may put in place to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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