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Civil Rights in America, a New but Old Debate. Meet My Grandfather, Julius W. Robertson, Atty.

05/07/2015

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Supreme Court of the United States, Photo by Brandon Kopp

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:46 PM EDT, 05 July 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Among Attorney Julius W. Robertson many talents as an author, civil rights activist and lawyer, he was also the lead attorney on the case of Sarah Keys v. Carolina Coach Company, and he is my maternal grandfather. I believe that his […]

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Live Like You Were Dying | Tim McGraw

18/06/2015

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Cairo, Egypt Terminally Ill Patient, Photo by JoAnn Pollonais

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 09:53 a.m. EDT, 18 June 2015 Tim McGraw‘s song ‘Live Like You Were Dying,’ serves as yet another reminder that each of us is allotted a certain amount of time here on earth. None of us knows the date or hour that we will be called home, which is why […]

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Lighting a Continent the World Views as Dark

10/06/2015

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Solar Power, Louise Falcon

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 11:02 a.m. EST, 10 June 2015 “And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven give light upon the earth: and it was so.” ~ Genesis 1:15 KJV Location: USA Conquest Space Station Time: Unknown Year: 2050 Mae finishes the day’s responsibilities at the […]

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The Answer is Behind Every Door

22/01/2015

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Miao Shaman, China, Photo by Ruro Photography

Author Unknown Last Modified: 16:35 p.m. DST, 22 January 2015 There is an old Chinese tale about a woman whose only son died. In her grief, she went to the holy man and asked, “What prayers, what magical incantations do you have to bring my son back to life?” Instead of sending her away or […]

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Racism Remains in Post-Apartheid South Africa

25/11/2014

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Apartheid, El espejo sudafricano - CCCB, Photo by Rubén Díaz

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 22:48 p.m. DST, 25 November 2014 SOUTH AFRICA – The World Hates me Because I am Black… Thus I will Love the World Because I am Black. I will always remember this moment: my mom and little brother coming into the house with mail. She hands me […]

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