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The Register NorthJersey.com
Montclair police hosts community meeting - Public SafetyWhile 2016 continues to prove itself as one of the most turbulent years in mode
Montclair police hosts community meeting - Public Safety
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
While 2016 continues to prove itself as one of the most turbulent years in modern American history, citizens and municipalities are left asking the same question: What can we do? In response, the Montclair Police Department, in cooperation with the... Read more
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The Hindu
Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 4involves police dereliction of duty, which needs to be dealt with, he says. 5.
Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 4
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
involves police dereliction of duty, which needs to be dealt with, he says. 5.16 pm: P.L.Punia, chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, speaks. 5.09 pm: Raja, while expressing his desire that the Prime Minister should have come... Read more
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Roll Call
In Pence, a Little Something for Everyoneout traditional GOP voters in key swing states. Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wisc.,
In Pence, a Little Something for Everyone
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
out traditional GOP voters in key swing states. Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wisc., introduced him at the Republican National Commission in Cleveland by lavishing praise on Pence, calling him "a Reagan conservative through and through" and someone who... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 20so surprising, but the frequency of the stops is. It’s not that, as a white pe
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 20
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
so surprising, but the frequency of the stops is. It’s not that, as a white person, I’m unaware, in theory, of the issues African Americans face. As a teenager, I marched on Washington in 1963 and spent two summers in South Carolina and... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Donald Trump Poses a Threat to Conservative Criminal-Justice ReformMatter movement seems to be having a racially polarizing effect on attitudes to
Why Donald Trump Poses a Threat to Conservative Criminal-Justice Reform
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
Matter movement seems to be having a racially polarizing effect on attitudes to police: more expressions of mistrust by African-American communities, some rallying to the police among non-African Americans. Is it possible that the trend you... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Meets With Advocacy Group Representatives to Discuss U.S. Pastor's VisitThe Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, will on Monday, 18 July 2016, meet
Minister Meets With Advocacy Group Representatives to Discuss U.S. Pastor's Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, will on Monday, 18 July 2016, meet with the Chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), Advocate Lawrence Mushwana and representatives of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
A century of Columbus' at-large council members The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
A century of Columbus' at-large council members
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Columbus voters soon will decide for the third time... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit’s 100 Greatest Songsone of the most acclaimed songs of Aretha Franklin’s career. Intrigued by the
Detroit’s 100 Greatest Songs
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
one of the most acclaimed songs of Aretha Franklin’s career. Intrigued by the concept of “a natural man,” found in the old African-American folklore of figures like John Henry, Wexler switched up the idea and tossed it to songwriters Carole King... Read more
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The Columbian
Talks focus on housing crisis for blacks in Clark CountySocial equity, education, jobs and housing were main talking point at Friday’s
Talks focus on housing crisis for blacks in Clark County
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
Social equity, education, jobs and housing were main talking point at Friday’s meeting of the Washington State Commission on African American Affairs. But that last topic, housing, was the most-discussed at the public meeting held at Vancouver... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Home Affairs supports petition against homophobic pastor2016-07-14 21:21 Pastor Steven Anderson (Screengrab) Pretoria - The Departmen
Home Affairs supports petition against homophobic pastor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
2016-07-14 21:21 Pastor Steven Anderson (Screengrab) Pretoria - The Department of Home Affairs has expressed support for the online petition meant to stop American anti-gay pastor Steven... Read more
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express
European Commission issues list designed to STOP spread of 'invasive' species THE European Commission has come up with a policy that will be music to Brexi
European Commission issues list designed to STOP spread of 'invasive' species
express / Posted 10 days ago
THE European Commission has come up with a policy that will be music to Brexit supporters’ ears: banishing border-jumping aliens forever. Coypu rats and grey squirrels... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Cleveland police ready for GOP convention, Secret Service saysOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
Cleveland police ready for GOP convention, Secret Service says
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Brexit Lesson: disband the African Unionin Ivory Coast. France once had an emperor, so Jean-Bédel Bokassa spent $25 mil
Brexit Lesson: disband the African Union
New Zimbabwe / Posted 13 days ago
in Ivory Coast. France once had an emperor, so Jean-Bédel Bokassa spent $25 million on a coronation ceremony in the Central African Republic. The United States has a space center. Now Nigeria does too, at the cost of $89 million, though more than... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Brexit Lessons: disband the African Unionin Ivory Coast. France once had an emperor, so Jean-Bédel Bokassa spent $25 mil
Brexit Lessons: disband the African Union
New Zimbabwe / Posted 13 days ago
in Ivory Coast. France once had an emperor, so Jean-Bédel Bokassa spent $25 million on a coronation ceremony in the Central African Republic. The United States has a space center. Now Nigeria does too, at the cost of $89 million, though more than... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Brexit and the Economic Impact on Ghanawith a downward surge. The Asian equity markets also fell. It is too early to p
Brexit and the Economic Impact on Ghana
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 14 days ago
with a downward surge. The Asian equity markets also fell. It is too early to predict its impact on the global economy. African countries, especially those in the Commonwealth, will definitely feel the impact on their economies. This article... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Baby steps toward an Asean courtview shows Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers’ m
Baby steps toward an Asean court
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
view shows Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers’ meeting with the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) during the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting at the Myanmar International Convention... Read more
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The Star
Baby steps towards an Asean courtbetween NGOs and ministries Is there greater awareness of human rights in Malay
Baby steps towards an Asean court
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
between NGOs and ministries Is there greater awareness of human rights in Malaysia since the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights was established six years ago? Could a regional court be around the corner? MALAYSIA has just... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Corrine Brown: Decades of dramashe said. November 1992: Brown beats Republican Don Weidner in a district that
Corrine Brown: Decades of drama
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
she said. November 1992: Brown beats Republican Don Weidner in a district that is 76 percent Democrat. Brown and two other African-American politicians, Alcee Hastings and Carrie Meek, become the first sent to Congress from Florida since the... Read more
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The Columbian
African American Affairs commission to visit VancouverVancouver – The Washington State Commission on African American Affairs is hold
African American Affairs commission to visit Vancouver
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
Vancouver – The Washington State Commission on African American Affairs is holding a public meeting from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 15 in Vancouver. There will be a public comment portion of the meeting being held at Vancouver Housing Authority, 2500... Read more
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Daily Maverick
TRAINSPOTTER: Has the ANC cancelled The Hlaudi Channel?and PLEASE let us allow quitters to quit.” For some years I’ve been meaning to
TRAINSPOTTER: Has the ANC cancelled The Hlaudi Channel?
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 days ago
and PLEASE let us allow quitters to quit.” For some years I’ve been meaning to write something substantial about the South African political press release, a genuinely subversive literary genre that hasn’t earned anything close to the artistic or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adding Value to Future of Art in Africathe historic relationship with art and the current climate and opportunities fo
Adding Value to Future of Art in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
the historic relationship with art and the current climate and opportunities for CCI? Also, what does the future hold for Africans who want to play an active role in the "commodification" of culture, to Africa's benefit? Visual (fine) art, a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
OPINION: Nkoana-Mashabane's 'funny' faux pas doesn't serve relationson “a lighter note”. She reminded the journalist that SA sees itself as an adv
OPINION: Nkoana-Mashabane's 'funny' faux pas doesn't serve relations
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
on “a lighter note”. She reminded the journalist that SA sees itself as an adversary of France when it comes to matters African. “For some reason there is something very special between us and France,” Nkoana-Mashabane started with a... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
KXXV Waco / Posted 19 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
Hawaii News Now / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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WALB Albany
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
WALB Albany / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during t
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., an original Tuskegee Airman, dies at 94
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 20 days ago
being recognized now is that we challenged the stereotype," Brown said during the interview. "We defeated a stereotype that African-Americans didn't have the intelligence, the ability to do this. And we did it, we did it as well, may times better... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political Digestoutcomes for children of color," said Ken Taylor, executive director of the Wis
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
outcomes for children of color," said Ken Taylor, executive director of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families. "African-American, Latino, and Native American children are facing greater barriers to success. Those barriers include high... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Supports for PRC's Position in South China Sea Disputespolicy fields, including constitutional law, federal courts, anti-discriminatio
More Supports for PRC's Position in South China Sea Disputes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
policy fields, including constitutional law, federal courts, anti-discrimination law, law and literature, Chinese law, and American foreign policy. Also in her article, titled: "Why does the US feel it has the right to endanger Chinese national... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Minister, Ojo Maduekwe, Literary Icon, Elechi Amadi, Pass Onand associates were thrown into mourning yesterday when Nigeria lost two renown
Former Minister, Ojo Maduekwe, Literary Icon, Elechi Amadi, Pass On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
and associates were thrown into mourning yesterday when Nigeria lost two renowned figures - former Minister of Foreign Affairs, lawyer and politician, Chief Ojo Maduekwe, and foremost literary icon, Captain Elechi Amadi (rtd), of "The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Undermines Democracy and Stability in Fragile Postwar Liberiaof a political class that misruled the country. For 133 years from 1847, the po
U.S. Undermines Democracy and Stability in Fragile Postwar Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
of a political class that misruled the country. For 133 years from 1847, the political class was mostly of repatriated American slaves and their descendants, known as Americo-Liberians, but since 1980 with the overthrow of the Americo Liberian... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump Campaign Details 49 Blistering Allegations about Hillary Clintonin “disastrous” trade deals for the United States as well as questionable decis
Trump Campaign Details 49 Blistering Allegations about Hillary Clinton
Breitbart / Posted 27 days ago
in “disastrous” trade deals for the United States as well as questionable decisions and interactions with foreign affairs — especially criticizing her decisions and involvement with interventions in the Middle East. Below is the list of... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
There's a Voting Rights Forum in Phoenix This Week So (Unlike in March) Upcoming Elections Go Smoothlyand hours due to a massive cutback in voting locations. At the panel, Kirkpatr
There's a Voting Rights Forum in Phoenix This Week So (Unlike in March) Upcoming Elections Go Smoothly
Tucson Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
and hours due to a massive cutback in voting locations. At the panel, Kirkpatrick, Gallego and representatives of the African-American, Latino/Mexican American communities, the state's Department of Education, as well as other statewide... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Faith Muthambi - Community Broadcast Stakeholder Engagement Workshopand environment of community media. I am well aware of the importance of the c
Minister Faith Muthambi - Community Broadcast Stakeholder Engagement Workshop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
and environment of community media. I am well aware of the importance of the community broadcasting sector to South African life. My Ministry is also concerned about the governance of the sector and its funding. We want to see improvements... Read more
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