M. Albright’s Special Hell in Context, and it’s still lame

A remaster of an old, Starbucks cup worthy, 2008 quote that initially had “nothing to do with politics”.  I still hate the statement in any form.  It is narrow-minded, juvenile, outdated, exclusionary, and offensive.  And I am a middle-aged, social injustice minded, black woman. The article also has the full context for the latest iteration,…

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Nigeria’s Bright Future

Premature Celebration!  Sometimes we need see a light in this sea of darkness. I will enjoy the moment. And think about the potential move away from the decades of greed and despotism that has plagued post-colonial African countries. “Sidi, is an assistant lecturer of English language at the Liberal Studies department of the Federal Polytechnic…

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International Crisis Group

I read about conflict quite a bit.  The only way to remain sane is to include sources that help to provide solutions, not just reports, blame, and criticism. The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. Contents1 The Crisis Group in the field – video2 Links3 Crisis Group…

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November 22 remembered

20 November 1962 President Kennedy points to a reporter at a news conference. Creator: Photograph by Abbie Rowe, National Park Service, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Copyright:Public Domain Lt. (jg) John F. Kennedy aboard the PT-109 in the South Pacific, 1943. Photograph in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum,…

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