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Sixty Years Ago, Rosa Parks Got Arrested for Sitting in a Bus

It was December 1, when Ms Rosa Parks entered in the bus and without even wanting to, made a huge contribution to the fight for the civil rights of African Americans. Sixty years ago, what changed?     whewhebwheb
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Are Novels on Africa Offering Us Poverty-Porn?

What comes to mind when I say "Africa"? Is it the dressless child with flies all over his face? Maybe a woman thin as only problematic anorexic models can be, but carrying tanks of waters on their heads? These are just some of the images so…
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Winnie Byanyima: First African Director of Oxfam

Have you read this? Winnie Byanyima has become the first Africa Director of Oxfam. The news of Winnie Byanyima becoming the first African Director of Oxfam was amplified by BBC sometimes ago but is never too late to share, is it?  As a…
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This Girl Was Sexually Harassed and Killed Herself, It Is Not OK!

There are sensitive issues we often hear people talking about. But because of their nature you need to approach them with princess feet. I hope I'm doing this right.  Pictured in this post, you will see a young girl, her story arrived to me…
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We Shall Raise Our Voices

Yesterday I had an interesting conversation with my fiance. We were talking about history and who writes it, about movements and who starts them, about know facts and who spread them. The sad truth we were aware of and have said out loud to…
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African-American Actors and Golden Globe Award

So the Golden Globes went by and new statues are proudly standing in few people's houses. But what if you could have had the chance to choose your own winning African-American actor? I wouldn't dare to say an African actor or actress only because…
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African Girl, A Poem

AFRICAN GIRL African girl Drenched in African heat Gyrating Not in disco ecstasy But burdened By the weight of life; Firewood For the family crucible African woman In far-off times On those sun-beaten savannahs Haunted by beast and serpent You…