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Ajamu Nyomba
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  • Atlanta, GA
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Passing of Lawrence Guerra

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecil hinkson Jan 6. 3 Replies

Panorama in the Diaspora

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude Gonzales Oct 15, 2017. 20 Replies

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

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecil hinkson Mar 9, 2017. 6 Replies

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Ajamu Nyomba liked Glenroy R Joseph's discussion Some thoughts on the Pan Trinbago controversies.....
yesterday
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Glenroy R Joseph's discussion More food for thought....
"I am in agreement with you for the most part except, from my reading of Article 13 of PT's Constitution, Officers of the Association may be disciplined for certain offences."
yesterday
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Aquil's discussion How can anyone claim that they love this Instrument so much that they would feel happy to mash it up for their own self benefit?
"Mr. Hinkson your first point suggest that you don't know enough of the history of pan and panmen in TT or, you just talking "ole talk." You should start by reading George Goddard's "Forty Years in the Steelbands.""
May 11
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Aquil's discussion How can anyone claim that they love this Instrument so much that they would feel happy to mash it up for their own self benefit?
"Too much "ole talk" on this forum. We (expats) should be encouraging those in opposition to the Pan Trinbago oligarchy. Let our criticism be constructive, please."
May 11
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Pan Times's discussion Do Pan Trinbago leaders love pan?
"Pan players need to take a stand. The executives of Pan Trinbago are elected by and serve at the pleasure of the membership. I say boycott Panorama and other Pan Trinbago productions until all monies owed to pan players have been paid and all…"
Apr 28
Ajamu Nyomba liked Pan Times's photo
Apr 27
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion NO SURPRISE: Pan Trinbago's Central Executive takes Keith Diaz to court
"Good question! Is Forteau and the other members of the executive paying Ramesh out of their pocket or with PanTrinbago's funds? How can they find funds to retain an attorney but not to pay pan players?? About Ramesh, he is an attorney, just…"
Apr 26
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion DEVELOPING LIST OF STEELBANDS WHICH HAVE PASSED
"Great job Claude!!"
Apr 19
Ajamu Nyomba commented on Pan Times's video
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Claudia Jones - The Mother of Nothing Hill Carnival - - 'Hidden Herstories'

"Claudia Jones: A “Trini” Sister to the ”Left of Karl Marx”"
Apr 16
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Pan Times's discussion Problems Loom At Pan Trinbago
"Pan Trinbago's Constitution MUST be changed in order to break up the oligarchy. Otherwise it will be "same khaki pants!!""
Apr 10
Ajamu Nyomba replied to earl richards's discussion D'Photo added new lyrics to Full Extreme. Keith Daiz could step down, I jamming still, I jamming still, No money for Panmen , I jamming still i jamming still, just hold them and owe them.
"So true!"
Apr 4
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BERTEL GITTENS IS RIGHT: DISSOLVE THIS MADNESS!!!
"At a glance the slate of possible candidates for the leadership suggests that the executive of PT is no less that an oligarchy. Look at the length of time each has been associated with PT holding offices at the national and regional levels. And…"
Mar 19
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BIG TRUCKS FOR CARNIVAL ARE HERE TO STAY!!!
"Trini 'fraid to go home! I'm from one of the so-called "hot spots" but I doh miss Panorama or Emancipation. Claude, I hope yuh doh live in the US! I was in POS last Monday when there was the so-called riot. Mostly business as…"
Feb 27
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion It's a shame but BUGS is the only man on the forum out of 20,000 who understands what this means ...
"It is what it is. For many panorama is important. But panorama is over. But even before then there are brothers out there making sure that things are moving. The issue of succession to the leadership has been raised on this forum and the CIP should…"
Feb 18
Ajamu Nyomba replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion DIAZ GOING????
"Whether Diaz is stepping down or not is moot. His departure is long overdue.  But I'mbefore putting names in the hat it is important to define the criteria--qualifications, leadership skills, vision, business acumen, knowledge of the…"
Feb 12
Ajamu Nyomba replied to earl richards's discussion This is not a fete in here (2 weeks lull between Med/Large Semi Finals and Finals) This is MADNESS!!!
"Wake up pan lovers! Next ting Diaz would be testing a nuclear weapon! Diaz = (Trump + Kim Jun-un) = MADNESS"
Jan 19

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

Ajamu Nyomba's Blog

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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