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AMERICA’S MOST PERSISTENT ILLNESS: RACISM

By Guest Author Emmanuel Mbaezue Statistics have that in the United States, the number of unarmed  black men and boys gunned down extra-judicially by white police officers since the killing of Michael Brown appears to be rising. Unfortunately for the … Continue reading

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Truth & Reconciliation, Part 1

This is the first of three posts on Truth and Reconciliation by guest author Ross Caputi. Truth and reconciliation projects have proven to be a powerful ways of bringing closure to communities affected by violence, healing the psychological wounds inflicted by … Continue reading

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A leader with courage and integrity

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmm-aazQQKA

With the recent passing of Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa, this film takes on a historic quality.

The movie and story line quite accurately follow Mandela’s autobiography by the same name, highlighting the background … Continue reading

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