Martin Luther King Jr

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May 13th, 2014
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by Ikechukwu A. Ogu In the second week of April, 2014, Nigerians were hit by news of a 14-year old Kano girl, Wasila Umar, who poisoned her 35-year old husband, Umar Sani, and three of his friends to death by putting rodenticide in their meal. The child said she did not love the deceased, and [&helli...
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Sep 4th, 2013
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenges and controversy Martin Luther King Jr Fejiro Oliver Fellow Countrymen; it’s with deep sense of patriotism that I make this speech tonight. You will recall that when I was made the ac...
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Mar 13th, 2013
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Ethiopian Jews have historically faced racism in Israel, with thousands taking to the streets in January of last year to protest the treatment of Ethiopian immigrants in the country. Now, the country is confronted by a beautiful contradiction of this racism as Yityish Aynaw, an Ethiopian-born Jewish ...
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Mar 13th, 2013
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Yityish Aynaw, first Ethiopian-born to win pageant invited to dine at Peres’s house; cites as hero Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Miss Israel Yityish Aynaw Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post Newly crowned Miss Israel Yityish Aynaw was invited by US President Obama’s staff of his upc...
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Jan 22nd, 2013
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Here is what Pastor Tunde Bakare said on January 20, 2013. “I am of the firm belief and conviction that there will be no election in 2015. I am of the firm belief that this house of cards will collapse before 2015. Under Jonathan’s leadership, Nigeria as a whole has become a titanic ship on sail [&he...
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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Rwanda National Congress (RNC) condemns Kagame’s regine for sentencing Victoire Ingabire to eight years in jail. Today, the High Court in Kigali, Rwanda, sentenced Madame Victoire Ingabire, the President of FDU-inkingi, to eight years in jail on flimsy grounds of genocide ideology and conspirac...
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Apr 27th, 2012
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Ayanda Kota ‘Like the formation of the Black Consciousness Movement did in the 1970s, we need to unite in our own space, define our own struggle and politics, and shake the barricades of neo-liberalism.’ The Unemployed People’s Movement (UPM) was formed in August 2009 to respond to the crisis of unem...