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When Was Slavery Abolished?

You think you know the period when slavery was abolished, truth is you can't be certain. Slavery was officially abolished in the United States on January 31, 1865. That's a huge victory for civil rights, intended as they are: rights of citizens. Congress…

What Drives Success?

Culture pushes some groups to achieve. We can learn from them. "It may be taboo to say it, but certain ethnic, religious and national-origin groups are doing strikingly better than Americans overall."What Drives Success?
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Istanbul -2

We’re getting ready for our next trip to Istanbul! (IN)VISIBLE CITIES is always on the move!
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How To Live in The US For Five Years

If you don't mind the destination here is the trick to live in the US for five years with a working visa: be migrant. That's what the governor of Michigan, Rick Snyder, wants to offer to 50 thousands migrants: the opportunity to help Detroit…
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Israel Harms Its Citizens More Than African Migrants

African migrants in Tel Aviv have just stopped their strike in these days, after they have been on the streets to ask for their refugee status to be granted. Obviously media went nuts about this whole issue and many continued to blame Israel…
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Should Biracial Children Be Ashamed of Themselves?

I heard it once during the screening of a brief documentary. And I did not comment to avoid polemics. On the same day, I heard it another time. I was too angry to reply. Today someone else said it, and I feel like I have reached the three chances…
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Why Black Movies Make Me Cry

It might be just me but it happened more than once, I watch while a life story is re-proposed on TV. And like it happens with the stages of grief, I get conflicting feelings. It happened some weeks ago when I watched The Help. It happened few…
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This Is What Happens When Advertising Works

Nigeria has just banned same-sex marriage. Right in the moment when the discussion on gay marriage is heating up all over the world. The New York Times published that Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan not only signed a bill to forbid gay…

Be Brave

Never be afraid to express your ideas  

Goodbye 2013!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,000 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would…