Trinidad and Tobago is the Caribbean’s most developed country 868 shares

Photo: Wiki CC The United Nations Development Program releases the Human Development Index annually to highlight the status of the world. In the 2018 Index, the UN agency states that there has been considerable progress in development in the world, but this has been marred by consistent disparities and deprivations. It sampled 189 countries in the world, including 33 countries from Latin America and the Caribbean. MORE ABOUT THIS 6 Caribbean books you should read at least once in your lifetime 8 African heroes who led massive slave rebellions in the…

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Read the anti-gun violence essay by this 13-yr-old girl who was later killed by a stray bullet

13 year-old anti-gun advocate Sandra Parks was hit by a stray bullet while watching TV in her bedroom Eighth-grader Sandra Parks’ essay about senseless gun violence in her home city of Milwaukee and across the United States and the effects it has on children earned her the third position in her school district’s Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest. Two years down the line, she unfortunately and tragically fell victim to the same thing she was campaigning against; gun violence. According to WISN, Parks’ was hit by a stray bullet while…

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The first mass emancipation of slaves started today in 1775, but came at a huge price

abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, April 19, 1866. Photo: Wiki CC Before President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Declaration, America experienced the first mass emancipation in 1775, thanks to one John Murray, Earl of Dunmore who was the royal governor in Virginia. Dunmore set to emancipate black slaves but on one condition: they had to fight for the British. Earl of Dunmore. Photo: Wiki CC MORE ABOUT THIS Granville Town – not Freetown – was the world’s first settlement for freed slaves in Sierra Leone Frederick Douglass Escaped…

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