Sex for sale from Moldova to Dubai. Mimi Chakarova tells a powerful story through photos and in the words of the victims of this heinous crime. The booming “Sex Tourism” industry is no longer a threat to women and children in remote, impoverished countries, it is a plague that is infecting all countries. The men and women who abuse and use other human beings for their own sexual gratification do not live in isolation. They could be and probably are someone to whom you are married and sleep with, or with whom you work or attend religious functions, or who educates your children. We must be more vigilant in trying to stem the tide of this worldwide crisis.
Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 17:46 p.m. EDT, 23 January 2014 Agents interested in projects similar to Malika Oufkir’s Stolen Lives will see the potential in marketing my first novel, The Bahari Paradox. This book project grapples with perseverance, survival, and the triumph of a woman journeying to realize her full potential. Synopsis: She teeters on […]
Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 02:17 a.m. DST, 22 January 2014 When I came back to the States from Africa in the late 70′s, I was thrown into a school system and culture with which, like many people from different cultures and backgrounds, I was quite unfamiliar. There was the usual lack of cultural sensitivity […]
Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 00:44 a.m. DST, 16 January 2014 The following prose was inspired by the enactment of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act. Dear Journal, Today, Jamesha, Wei, Spirit, and José came over to play. We played Hide & Seek, Tag, Red Rover, and a lot more […]
Author Unknown Last Modified: 00:39 a.m. DST, 12 January 2014 BALTIMORE, Maryland – Our house was directly across the street from the clinic entrance of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. We lived downstairs and rented the upstairs rooms to out patients at the clinic. One summer evening as I was fixing supper, there was a […]
Patrice Ellerbe, Staff Writer Last Modified: 21:44 p.m. DST, 11 January 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – Sexual assaults are something no woman, or man, ever wants to speak about. To have the privacy of your body snatched from you and exposed to someone who has no right, is already a traumatic situation itself; but having to […]