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



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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The Dirty Little Secret of Abuse of Old People



Grandma Got Screwed, Photo by Ashley Hill

Sophie Okolo, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 20:04 p.m. 19 June 2015 On Monday, June 15, nations around the world commemorated World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEEAD). Elder Abuse continues to be a significant issue in many societies as reports of mistreatment against older people is increasing. The thought of harming an older person suggests severe […]

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Flags Half-Staff for Charleston South Carolina Church Massacre, All Except the Confederate


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KKK Robe, Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Photo by Dan Gaken

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Updated: 11:48 a.m. EDT, 22 June 2015 CHARLESTON, South Carolina – On 10 July 2015 during a historic ceremony, the Confederate flag which had flown full mast at the the South Carolina Statehouse for 50 years despite numerous efforts to have it removed. It was a symbol of defiance from a sect […]

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Wassup Rachel Dolezal?



Rachel Dolezal, March 2, 2015, Photo by Cerrahi News

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 23:24 p.m. EST, 18 June 2015 Wassup Rachel, Do you like your chicken fried, baked, or smothered in gravy? Does your family eat chitlins, oxtails, pig feet, and fried catfish? Do you put Ham Hocks in your Collard greens? Do you go to church on Sunday mornings? […]

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Hundreds Dead in Ghana Infrastructure Failure



Municipal Workers Cleaning Massive Open Sewers, Accra, Ghana, Photo by Z

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 17:30 p.m. EST, 17 June 2015 GHANA, Accra – In a similar pattern to other African capitals, Accra has snowballed to four million residents, doubling in size within the last 20-years. This growth means that Ghana’s capital has a growing population that increasingly puts pressure on a city that […]

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