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Milton Allimadi publishes and edits The Black Star News which he co-founded in 1997 with seed funding from Bill and Camille Cosby. He previously was deputy editor of The City Sun and prior to that a Metro Desk news stringer for The New York Times. He's a graduate of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia. Allimadi is a member of a weekly reporters roundtable on WLIB every Sunday at 9.30PM and has been a frequent guest commentator on Errol Louis's Inside City Hall show on NY1 News and on Voice of America's "Straight Talk Africa" with Shaka Ssali. He runs a free weekly journalism workshop for local residents in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, every Monday.

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U.S.-Africa Summit: President Obama Should Dis-Invite Uganda Dictator Gen. Museveni

(2) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 12:00 PM

Dear President Obama:

I commend you for launching the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit which you'll host from August 4 to 6, bringing dozens of African presidents together to Washington for the first time to meet top American officials and business executives.

The summit gives the African continent the high-level visibility it...

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Waiting on John Kerry: Attacks on LGBT Community Increase 20-Fold as Uganda's Foreign Minister Eyes Top UN Job

(5) Comments | Posted June 3, 2014 | 4:16 PM

Dear Secretary John Kerry,

Since I first wrote my Open Letter to you on April 30, a total of 6,992 people have now signed the Petition on Change.org calling on you to revoke the U.S. visa of Uganda's foreign affairs minister Mr. Sam Kutesa to prevent him from...

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Why Uganda's Sam Kutesa Must Not Be Allowed to Become UN General Assembly President

(7) Comments | Posted April 30, 2014 | 10:48 AM

Hon. Secretary of State John Kerry:

Dear Secretary Kerry,

As you know, Uganda's foreign affairs minister Sam Kutesa could become President of the United Nations General Assembly in June unless the world comes to its senses.

Mr. Kutesa is reputedly one of Uganda's most corrupt and wealthiest politicians.

The United...

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