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Ajamu Nyomba
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  • Atlanta, GA
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Panorama in the Diaspora

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude Gonzales Oct 15. 20 Replies

Pan and Carnival in T&T, the Diaspora and Beyond

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecil hinkson Mar 9. 6 Replies

Support Your Local Steelband

Started this discussion. Last reply by MC Joseph, formally known - Mike Dec 17, 2016. 19 Replies

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Ajamu Nyomba replied to Russell Providence's discussion PANORAMA, BOYCOTT, and CHILD LABOUR
"WELL SAID! WHO THE CAP FIT, LET THEM WEAR IT!"
Nov 26
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Russell Providence's discussion STEELBAND IGNORANCE, UNSUITABILITY and LEADERSHIP
"I see no problem here. Asking questions is one way of gaining knowledge.Sometimes we tend to be too negative.  I believe he asked four pertinent questions. I know of no published source (credible or otherwise) which answers those questions. My…"
Nov 25
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion TIME TO DO SOMETHING CONSTRUCTIVE WITH THE STEELBAND FOR CARNIVAL...
"So true! There are many who benefit financially and otherwise from the current state of affairs with pan and steelbands. THEY LIKE IT SO!!"
Nov 18
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Russell Providence's discussion The Battle For 14-17 Park Street Port of Spain
"Based on your piece, the question I have is:  Where are the New Visionaries?"
Nov 12
Ajamu Nyomba liked sherman allison fyfe's blog post PAN TRIBAGO TELEPHONES
Nov 10
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Well if a MAN like RUSSELL PROVIDENCE could come on this FORUM and get 400 VIEWS in ONE DAY -- I changing my approach to posting on this forum because I jealous that man too bad ...
"Well said Glenroy " . . .  the problems afflicting Pan Trinbago ( mismanagement , misuse of funds etc.) are not only about Pan Trinbago , but are symptomatic of the disarray ,lack of vision , the inertia afflicting almost the entire…"
Nov 9
sherman allison fyfe and Ajamu Nyomba are now friends
Nov 8
Ajamu Nyomba replied to odw's discussion PRO Fails in His Attempt to Defend the Pan Trinbago Oligarchy Against Charges of Corruption
"The PRO is LOL"
Nov 6
Ajamu Nyomba replied to odw's discussion PRO Fails in His Attempt to Defend the Pan Trinbago Oligarchy Against Charges of Corruption
"Good point Sherman. Don't give Pan Trinbago undeserved credit.  The PRO is still ranting and raving in PT's defense. Any new publications?? We need to vibe."
Nov 6
Ajamu Nyomba replied to ED Peters's discussion COURSE IN RETUNING: BLENDING . .NO CHARGE
"Master tuners in T&T should take note.  Initiatives such as this contribute to the advancement steelband movement.  I am not aware of the tuning ability of Mr. Peters but, if he considers himself a "master tuner" he must have…"
Nov 5
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Pan Times's discussion Congratulations to Dr. Mia Gormandy
"Congrats Mia! You go girl!"
Oct 25
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Pan Times's discussion The Melo Groove Steele Orchestra keeping Steel Pan Culture alive
"Greetings Jason (Skywalker). Good story about Melo Groove. It wonderful to see that you are still pushing the cultural scene. You need to beef up your understanding of the history of the steelpan. There are several publications out there."
Oct 18
Claude Gonzales replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Panorama in the Diaspora
"Cecil: I eh answering yuh posts no more. And I eh talking to you no more. How long ah beg yuh to sponsor meh to come and live in Canada and yuh declare me persona non grata. Meanwhile ah suffering down here with HURRICANE and HOSTILE POLICE OFFICERS…"
Oct 15
Pan Times replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Panorama in the Diaspora
"There appears to be some bugs since Ning's recent upgrade.  We have been told that they are working fixes."
Oct 15
Cecil hinkson replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Panorama in the Diaspora
"Aye Claude pan people ain't buyin dah kinda kool aid yuh trying to sell, nobody want to put the steelband with the DJ. One can tell by the success of the many steelband on the road events held during the year that there are still people that…"
Oct 15
odw replied to Ajamu Nyomba's discussion Panorama in the Diaspora
"You can try rebooting your computer to ensure you have the latest updates on your software (operating system),  some apps may have compatibility issues caused buy their recent upgrade."
Oct 15

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I am a pannist from Harmonites in the mid 1960s-1970s, looking to reconnect with other panactivists.

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Another $150 million?

Posted on January 19, 2015 at 7:56am 0 Comments

According to the Trinidad Guardian, Thursday, January 15, 2015, culture minister, Dr. Lincoln Douglas made an oversight when he submitted his 2015 budget allocations to Finance Minister, Larry Howai. He failed to include a $150 million debt which the NCC accrued in 2013. …

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At 10:41am on June 9, 2012, Ian Franklin said…

Hello Ajamu,

                       How are things in "Hotlanta" (lol). Have you seen or spoke to Gavin or my sister recently? I am enjoying my time in T&T.

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