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Getting Away With It

(1) Comments | Posted March 8, 2016 | 2:17 PM


The morning started quietly. The day before, the heavens had opened up like we had never seen them do before, unleashing thunderous rain that filled Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo's mega-city capital of 12 million people, with floods, river-like roads, and floating...

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This Valentine's Day: Get Engaged With Congo, Break Up With Conflict Gold

(5) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 5:26 PM

Hey, I'm getting engaged!

But not in the way you're thinking. I'm not out ring shopping, but this engagement does have something to do with gold and jewelry. I'm getting engaged in an effort to help support peace in a beautiful but war-ravaged land.

The Democratic Republic of Congo...

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This Valentine's Day, Say Yes to Congo

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 12:27 PM

Here we are again, that time of year where love is officially celebrated between family, friends, lovers, crushes and colleagues. Valentine's Day. Honestly, we both look forward to this holiday. What's not to love?

We're sentimental. We long for time with family and cherish every moment in their company....

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Make My Valentine's Day Jewelry Conflict-free

(19) Comments | Posted February 8, 2013 | 1:24 PM

This Valentine's Day, as many of us give and receive gifts of flowers, chocolate, or jewelry, I can't help but wonder if the gold jewelry for sale could be connected to a war halfway around the world.

In eastern Congo, the world's deadliest conflict since WWII rages, and more than...

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The Most 'Insanely Great' -- But Missing -- iPad Feature Ever

(41) Comments | Posted March 6, 2012 | 5:21 PM

On March 7, Apple announces the highly anticipated iPad 3. With many exciting new features, the device could reinvent how we think about and interact with our world. But it's not all that it could and should be. Watch this new video on the most "insanely great" -- but missing...

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Fashioning a Trend for Human Rights in Congo

(14) Comments | Posted March 2, 2012 | 3:12 PM

New York City Fashion Week is always filled with the latest styles, hottest designers and the who's who in the fashion industry. So when Gen Art asked me to host its fashion show this spring, I saw it as an opportunity to promote emerging fashion artists, and...

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