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Try to Imagine Spending 1 Hour in Solitary Confinement. Albert Woodfox Spent 43 Years

25/06/2015

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Inside Looking Out, Prison, Photo by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez

Sophie Okolo, Contributing Journalist Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 03:15 p.m. 25 June 2015 LOUISIANA, United States – What comes to mind when people think about solitary confinement? Society depicts prisoners in locked cells with little or no contact with the outside world. This is the reality of thousands of prisoners throughout the penal system […]

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United States Leads in Stealing Africa’s Doctors

05/06/2015

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Peadetric doctors at Donka hospital reviewing mealses cases

The United States is stealing the world’s doctors — and from the very places that need MDs the most. Dubbed the “international brain drain,” the United States leads the way in attracting international doctors, especially those from Africa.

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Heroin in the Hills

02/07/2014

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Twins, Photo by James Gardner

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 07:45 p.m. DST, 11 June 2014 CINCINNATI, Ohio — While drug abuse is a long-standing problem in the Appalachia region of the United States, the surge in heroin usage has only been recently documented and is a relatively new phenomena. Most officials attribute the influx of heroin into be rural […]

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Food Insecurity Affects Genetics of Newborns

18/05/2014

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"After Years of Displacement, Mahammid Group Returns to North Darfur" Photo by: United Nations Photo

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 00:25 a.m. DST, 18 May 2014 WEST KIANG, Gambia — The nature versus nurture debate is a compelling and enduring question. Are humans resigned to their instinct and biology, or can their experiences and influences negotiate basic psychology? While the best answers to this dilemma are generally rooted in […]

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Liara’s Campaign | Beauty in its True Form

13/02/2014

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Liara Reclining, Photo by Julian Holtom

Author: Liara, Photographer: Julian Holtom Last Modified: 12:39 p.m. DST, 13 February 2014 UNITED KINGDOM – In a dialogue between acid burn activist, Liara, and the photographer, Julian Holtom, an amazing and inspirational synergy occurred and resulted in a series of portraits which are breathtaking. Liara’s story, her bravery, and her passion are self-evident, but best […]

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