Sunday, May 24, 2020

Gay Equality And Phony Science – A Study In Credulity

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When a new study came out late last year proving​—​scientifically!​—​how easy it is to turn opponents of gay marriage into supporters, the political scientist...
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African Emojis Are Much Better Than Apple’s

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As technology infiltrates every corner of our society, increasingly consumers of gadgets are taking notice of the "whiteness" of technology that emerges at every...

Queens Of Africa Dolls Spread Nigerian Culture

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Dolls are very popular among young girls. But besides being toys that children play with, dolls also have social meaning. Girls develop a sense of...

Charlie Hebdo And Satire: What’s The Point?

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Satire may be employed to prick at a society’s conscience and even perhaps challenge the powerful in society - but is that possible in...

Takamba Champions Of The Niger – Super Onze De Gao

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Gao and Takamba: The Background The Niger sparkles like a giant sapphire luxuriating on a bed of green velvet as it flows past the city...

Kora Player Purifies A Sick World Through The Music Of His Ancestors

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The Kora is a 21-string lute-bridge-harp used extensively in West Africa. It is the most advanced of all modern string instruments in the world,...

Revenge Porn An Increasing Trend In Uganda And Our Union

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Revenge porn - the publication of nude pictures of an individual without their consent - has become a global issue over the past few...

Negro? Prieto? Moreno? A Question of Identity for African-Mexicans

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Most Mexicans will describe themselves as mestizo, or mixed white and native Indian. Candido Escuen, a 58-year-old papaya farmer, is not quite sure what...

Wives – Uganda Dowry Fuels Domestic Violence

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BUKEDEA (UGANDA) (AFP) - When Ugandan farmer's daughter Rose Akurut became engaged to a man from a village far from her own, her parents...

There Is No Movement Without Rhythm

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WATCH THE FILM: FOLI To the people of Baro, this film may not mean much beyond their borders in Guinea, but to those of us...