Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 16:08 p.m. DST, 29 January 2014 AFRICA – There’s no doubt that the continent of Africa is plagued by the common misperception and overarching reputation of being poor, downtrodden, corrupt, unsafe, unstable, and a list of other discouraging adjectives. However, the world is not far away from having to […]
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Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 20:00 p.m. DST, 04 January 2014 ADDIS ABBA, Ethiopia – Towards the end of each year, Jews, Muslims, and Christians begin to prepare for their holiday seasons. During the last week of November until the beginning of the New Year on the Gregorian calendar, Christian families across the world prepare […]
Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 01:10 a.m. DST, 26 June 2013 JERUSALEM, Israel – The Israeli plan to send its over 60,000 African migrants to an unidentified third country has received elicit criticism for the potential harm to the migrants. Over the past eight years, thousands of African migrants, mostly from Eritrea or Sudan, […]
Some people who read this post may believe that it is impossible for this to happen in 2010; however, I can attest to the veracity of one aspect of this story. Recently my mother attended a school sponsored event in Potomac, Maryland. Upon her arrival the hostess glanced at her and imperiously informed her that the kitchen was in the back. My mother with aplomb, informed the lady that she was attending the event on behalf of her grandson who was a student attending the school. Upon hearing this, the woman grudgingly accepted my mother’s proffered hand before stepping aside to let her pass. As my mother entered, the woman wiped her hand on her dress.
Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:48 AM EDT, 7 September 2012 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – As we near the end of the religious year for Ethiopian Orthodox Christians and Jews, both communities are welcoming the New Year on September 11th and September 16th respectively. As we have every year, we once again honor our readers […]