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CCJ reserves judgement, calls for evidence in Barbados Campus Trendz case


The Trinidad and Tobago based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), on Thursday  held a Case Management Conference (CMC)  re-opening the appeal of Renaldo Anderson Alleynea Barbadian man who had appealed against the judge’s imposition on him of six life sentences for the firebombing of a Campus Trendz, a clothing store in  2010.

The incident led to  the deaths of six young women.

On January 2, the regional court issued a notice requesting further information from the parties after discovering that Alleyne had been involved in the firebombing of another building  – the Chicken Galore building –  on the   August 13 2010, less than one month before the Campus Trendz incident.

At the hearing, the lawyers on both sides confirmed that Alleyne had pleaded…

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Medgar Evers dean hopes to return cricket to campus


Photo by Tangerine Clarke

The Queens College cricket team is pictured with, back row, Guyana, and West Indian, great, Roger Harper, Clyde Butts, WI Great, Mark Harper, Mr. Trotz, Keith Alexander, Dr. Blackman, and others.

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Thursday, Jan. 3 was the perfect day for cricket, lovely cricket. The five-hour event that started with a score of 100 runs — the combined birth number of batsman, Dr. Terrence Blackman, Dean, School of Science Health and Technology, Medgar Evers College / CUNY, and batsman, UK banker, Keith Alexander, who celebrated their milestones with a match between their alma mater, and a Georgetown team.

The buddies, who met at Guyana’s prestigious, Queens College in 1979, and back then, expressed the desire to…

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Ross University opens Barbados campus


The state-of-the art Ross University School of Medicine was officially opened last night at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.

Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Minister of Education Santia Bradshaw, president of parent company  Adtalem Global Education, Lisa Wardell, Dean William Owen Jr and Vice President of Operations Carey James, university officials, Members of Parliament and  business stakeholders were present as the 40-year-old institution opened its new permanent campus in Barbados with classes expected to begin on Monday.

The LESC-based institution consists of a digital anatomy and medical imaging lab, living anatomy lab, clinical lab space with SimMan 3G advanced patient simulator.

RUSM Barbados is one of five accredited simulation campuses to be established outside…

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Film seminar on campus over Winter Break to engage teenage boys of color | Vanderbilt News


L-r: One of the young men who was inspired by Gilman Whiting at a Chicago school district symposium on addressing the achievement gap among black and Latino boys. Whiting gave the symposium’s keynote address. (courtesy of Gilman Whiting)

Vanderbilt Scholar Identity Institute director among facilitators

​Gilman Whiting, an associate professor of African American and Diaspora studies and director of the Scholar Identity Institute, will lead a Winter Break camp and film seminar for boys of color in sixth through ninth grades Jan. 2-4, 2019.

​The Scholar Identity Seminar will take place at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center on Vanderbilt’s campus from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.

​High-quality films about the black and brown male experience like Black Panther,…

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UW-Eau Claire opens doors to new Black Cultural Center to promote campus inclusivity



The establishment of the African-American cultural center is a significant demonstration of how much the university cares for the students, according to …
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Russ Feingold on UW-Madison Campus – African Studies Program – UW–Madison


Russ Feingold, former U.S. Senator and Special Envoy to the African Great Lakes Region and the Congo-Kinshasa, is on campus for the 2018 fall semester, serving as African Studies’ Human Rights Visiting Professor of Practice. Throughout the semester, he has made time for some exciting events.

CAPSTONE SEMINAR
Feingold is instructing a capstone seminar for International Studies majors entitled “Negotiating Peace in the African Great Lakes Region.”
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AFRICA AT NOON
The second Africa at Noon lunch seminar of the fall semester was given by Feingold as he discussed the ‘Forever’ Presidents of the Great Lakes Region of Africa.
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Feingold also mediated for Africa at Noon during a roundtable with Ambassadors Michelle Gavin and Johnnie Carson.
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