GREETINGS & NEWS

Welcome to Issue 4 of Panther News Letter; and special greetings goes out to our new readers in Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis and Sierra Leone.  Yes Kings and Queens, Panther News Letter gone outer-national! – Give Thanks.

This month we have our usual suspects: ARTIST OF THE MONTH, THE FEATURED STORY, NORMSKIS ARTICLE and everybody’s favourite, THE CULTURE CORNER.

NEWS

Although Haiti has drifted from being national headline news, our brothers and sisters are still in our thoughts and prayers.  Haiti was once the richest Island in the Caribbean; so what happened?  This interesting article The Hate and the Quake written by Professor Hilary Beckles (University of the West Indies) gives us an insight.

African-American Sophia Stewart, author of The Matrix will finally receive her just due from the copyright infringement of her original work.   This little known story has met a just conclusion.  Read more here…

Cy Grant, the Guyanese actor, singer and writer who was the first black person to be seen regularly on British TV, has died at the age of 90.  For those of you who don’t have a clue who Cy Grant is; to the readers who are say 35 and over, cast your minds back to the days of Stingray, Thunderbirds and especially Captain Scarlet.  Cy Grant was the voice of Lieutenant Green in Captain Scarlet.  Read more here…

In Issue 5 of Panther News Letter, I’ll be hooking up with and interviewing my long time brethren from school days Marcus Simeon.  Remember his name.  His new conscious album Rasta4Life (Old School meets Nu Skool) will be released May 25 2010.  Look out for it!

Meanwhile – enjoy Issue 4 of Panther News Letter

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