Juneteenth 89-year-old Opal Lee’s struggle for acknowledgement and education of the history of slavery, its scourges and eventual emancipation, was very real, as she walked from Texas to Washington DC in 2016, to petition for Juneteenth to be declared a Federal Holiday. Gaining over 1.5 million signatures, Ms Lee was present when, finally in 2021,Continue reading “A Much-Longed-For Education”
Throwing in a cinnamon stick, a cardamom, and a few cloves in the sizzling spoonful of oil for my Kofta Curry, I think of that ‘Land of spices’. A land full of rich colours in almost everything nature has allocated for it – from wild life, birds of the air, fauna and flowers, almost every type of spice imaginable and even to the raw materials for its textile industry!!