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Guyana: Speaking Up

“Last August during a Carifesta event, I witnessed what was akin to a public scolding of a young woman who dared to ask a panel of older Caribbean writers and educators why young people were not invited to be panelists for a discussion on the condition of the Caribbean. She was told dismissively that maybe one has to be of a certain age to discuss such a topic”: Guyanese litblogger Charmaine Valere writes a post for Baiganchoka that discusses the importance of speaking up.

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