Ethiopian American

By IndepthAfrica
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Nov 5th, 2012
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It’s Not Just About an Election   In September, I expressed my support for President Barack Obama’s re-election. I told my readers that I enthusiastically supported candidate Obama in 2008 but was disappointed by his Administration’s policy in Ethiopia and Africa following his election: Did President...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 7th, 2012
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By Emily Wax You’ve heard of the Chinese New Year — but how about the Ethiopian New Year? The Washington area’s 200,000-plus Ethiopian-Americans celebrate the holiday, which marks the end of the Horn of Africa’s long rainy season. Traditionally, children get new clothing and distribute freshly picked...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 20th, 2012
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Ethiopians, Ethiopian-Americans and friends of Ethiopia are organizing a protest at the Saudi Arabia Embassy in Washington DC on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 to demand the release of Ethiopians who are unjustly detained by the Saudi Arabia Government. Thirty Five Ethiopians — 6 men and 29 women — remain in...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 11th, 2011
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Ethiopians of all Stripes Wage Protests in Toronto A crowd of Ethiopian Canadians estimated between four and five hundred protesters blockaded in front of the Chestnut Student Residence and Conference Center in downtown Toronto. The protesters who represented all the Ethiopian communities have obtain...