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Column: Dr Martin Luther King’s Story

Column: Dr Martin Luther King’s Story

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Martin Luther King’s birthday – January 15th – offers an opportunity to reflect on his intrinsic qualities. MLK asked us to ignore surface matters but consider content of their character. This year marks the 65th anniversary of the iconic Montgomery Bus Boycott. King’s oratory and humility helped... Read more of this article

Column: Think Globally And Act Locally

Column: Think Globally And Act Locally

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] During this dawning of a new and crucial decade, we are reminded of the above slogan. Just after midnight of New Year’s Eve, a dozen or so residents gathered in a small park at the crossroads of Dundonald and Court Streets in Hamilton, spending the first hour of 2020 sharing candle light and conversation regarding... Read more of this article

Column: Celebrating The Season With Gombeys

Column: Celebrating The Season With Gombeys

[Column written by Glenn Fubler] The festive season – Christmas through New Year’s – includes a mix of traditions, dating back two millennia. That birth in a stable speaks to the power of humility; a challenge to the current culture of hyper-consumerism and self-promotion. The visit to Bethlehem by those following the star reminds us of the importance... Read more of this article

Column: The Life Journey Of Clint Smith

Column: The Life Journey Of Clint Smith

[Column written by Glenn Fubler] I first met Clinton ‘Amos’ Smith as a fellow student at Berkeley Institute, where his mother, Hyacinth Smith, served as school secretary in the early 60s. His teammates from that 1966 championship PHC Juniors Football squad remember how Clint would be in a jokey mood, whether they won or lost a game. Clint appreciated... Read more of this article

Column: Tribute To The Life Of Veronica Ross

Column: Tribute To The Life Of Veronica Ross

[Column written by Glenn Fubler] On Saturday, November 23rd, St. James Church [Somerset] was full for the celebration of the life of the late Veronica Ross. The congregation heard aspects of how this loving mother, iconic educator and community exemplar was not only concerned about some, but all God’s children.I had the opportunity to collaborate... Read more of this article

Column: Addressing Substance Abuse

Column: Addressing Substance Abuse

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.” The above quote from Albert Einstein is applicable to the matter of how most countries have, for decades, prosecuted a ‘War on Drugs,’ unsuccessfully attempting to address the challenge of substance abuse.... Read more of this article

Column: Rev Foster Was An ‘Iconic Clergyman’

Column: Rev Foster Was An ‘Iconic Clergyman’

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Last week saw the peaceful passing of Reverend T. Wendell Foster at his home in New York after decades of service in the U.S. and Bermuda. It happens that I had the fortune of catching up with this mentor and his extended family during his visit to the island around Cup Match 2019. Foster, who was born 95 years... Read more of this article

Column: Labour Day: A Reminder of Solidarity

Column: Labour Day: A Reminder of Solidarity

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Labour Day 2018, while pushing a friend – Alvin Williams – in a wheelchair into a KEMH elevator, an acquaintance called out to me that he thought that I would be at Union Square at that time. His comment sparked the thought that assisting someone with their regular Dialysis treatment captured the essence of the spirit... Read more of this article

Photos: 60th Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

Photos: 60th Anniversary Of Theatre Boycott

[Written by Glenn Fubler] On Friday, June 14th – Freedom Friday – a diverse gathering of 150 or so, took place in City Hall’s Earl Cameron Theatre, for sixty minutes, in Celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Theatre Boycott. The appropriateness of the venue was noted, as it’s only ‘yards’ away from ‘ground zero’ during June 1959. The... Read more of this article

Theatre Boycott 60th Anniversary Celebration

Theatre Boycott 60th Anniversary Celebration

[Written by Glenn Fubler] ‘Freedom Friday’, will be the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Theatre Boycott on Friday, June 14th – a kick-off for ‘Heroes’ Weekend’. Dwayne Caines, Lynne Winfield, Renee Falcon [VP of the Bermuda Nurses Association], Bishop Nick Dill, myself and Collin Simmons of the BIUEmphasising ‘celebration’,... Read more of this article

Column: Open Letter To President Of South Africa

Column: Open Letter To President Of South Africa

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Dear Mr. President, I am writing to offer you and your team best wishes, following your recent mandate for a new term, as a result of the just-completed General Elections in South Africa. I do so, on behalf of a group of Bermudians, listed below. The group of us are only a small representation of the many Bermudians... Read more of this article

Column: 60th Anniversary of Theatre Boycott

Column: 60th Anniversary of Theatre Boycott

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Friday, February 8th, 2019 marked the 60th anniversary of the first meeting of the Progressive Group, in Flatts. That secret gathering began a 3+month process involving 18 people envisioning a better Bermuda and brainstorming strategies towards that end. As a result of that process, by mid-June 1959, the Theatre Boycott began,... Read more of this article

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Taking a courageous stand on a fundamental principle, that has global implications, is challenging for most people, let alone a 15-year-old girl. These past two weeks, during the UN’s Annual Climate Change Conference [COP24], many international media outlets have become aware of the story of one-such teen. Amongst... Read more of this article