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  • Terrorism in Africa : Boko Haram - Boko Haram loosely translates as "Western education is ... terror group Boko Haram launched a military offensive in north -eastern Nigeria and since then it's killed thousands of people while ... some 200 schoolgirls from their boarding school in Chibok, north -eastern Nigeria. News of the kidnappings sent shockwaves around the ...
  • Awesome Tapes from Africa has been introducing Western audiences to diverse African sounds since ... Shimkovitz. | Photo: Awesome Tapes from Africa on Facebook. In partnership with The Jewish Federation of Greater Los ... behind blog -cum-record label Awesome Tapes from Africa . "And they said, 'Oh, next door is a rabbi's house, and we're doing ...
  • ... at LACMA - "Cameras d'Afrique: The Films of West Africa " opening night reception, screening & Q+A at LACMA on October 3, ... the month of October at LMU. In an age in which the global North largely focuses on the most negative aspects of African life like ...
  • Africa and Islands -- A survey of music from Mali, South Africa , Haiti and Cape Verde concluding with a call for the African Diaspora ...
  • ... off its confusion to claim its place in the new South Africa . ...
  • In the frontier city of Manaus, on the Amazon River, Taiwan immigrant Jack Sun has been running the Mandarin for thirty years. He came to Brazil when he was a young man, to build his life in the resource-rich country.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama wrapped up his visit to Africa in July, but once again, the world’s attention is focused on the continent. The future of Africa is rapidly evolving with a new generation of change makers poised to ...
  • Stories are powerful. They teach us lessons and shape our values. A good story can inspire people everywhere to think, to start conversations, and to take action. These films, from Link TV's ViewChange.org, bring the timeless power of storytelling to a modern and critical mission: fighting poverty, hunger, and disease around the world. ViewChange.org is a ground-breaking multimedia...

  • ... Fires Community, at #StandingRock in Cannonball, North Dakota. Representatives from over 200 nations have traveled ... Environmental Network (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara – North Dakota) - Phyllis Young, former councilwoman for Očhéthi ...

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