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This American Wants The UN To Pay More Attention To Race Problems In The US

Dulcie Leimbach | Posted 08.14.2016 | Politics
Dulcie Leimbach

As reported globally and partly captured on video in July, the capital of Louisiana suffered the shooting deaths of three police officers and the death of a man selling CDs all within two weeks. Both episodes and other killings last month of black men and police officers jolted the US into a deep examination of how violent race relations had become in the country.

Does French Stand a Chance Against a Global English-language Tsunami?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 08.04.2013 | World
Evelyn Leopold

French, once the language of high culture, kings and queens, and pin-striped diplomats, is drowning in a global tsunami of English usage in commerce, science, education -- and even at the multilingual United Nations.