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Gaza in Social Media Images Speaks Volumes

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.30.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The images from and about Gaza disseminated through social media are striking, searing, poignant and loaded with messages, proving, yet again, that a ...

Information Overload

William E. White | Posted 08.05.2014 | Education
William E. White

We can educate our children by rote, but we will surely lose the future unless we embrace our enlightenment heritage of reason, logic, and innovation.

Maya Angelou and the Gift of Being Born a Black Woman

Ama Yawson | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Ama Yawson

If you have the privilege of being born a black woman, it is my belief, that it is a part of your divine mission to liberate yourself from all external and internalized oppression and thereby liberate the world.

On Mars, Who's in Charge?

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 07.16.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

One sign we're on our way not just to visit, but to colonize, Mars is that people are talking about what sort of governance the first settlers will implement and adhere to.

I Am Black And Jewish

Rachel Khan | Posted 05.06.2014 | World
Rachel Khan

I am the outcome of two peoples who suffered the worst atrocities in the history of humankind. The reason why my parents love one another so much is because they lived through the same experience.

A Shooting Star... Ghana Delves in

Juliet Asante | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics
Juliet Asante

In 2013 however, the country has once again taken a decisive role in the continents' democratic journey that is worth recommending.

One Woman's Work to Bring Hope (And Drinking Water) to a Senegalese High School

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Mary Pauline Lowry

As part of an internship during her graduate studies in public policy, Yasmin Diallo Turk traveled to her husband's hometown of Thies, Senegal. She sp...

Watch What Happens: Art And Science Dream Team Takes Over A Deserted Island

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via MutualArt) To look at it, one would never suspect that the mostly barren, deserted island situated off the coast of Mexico would have such a c...

Paul Gauguin, In Search of the Primitive: Jacques Jouet's Savage

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Savage is highly successful, morally anchored experimental fiction. Jouet provokes fundamental rethinking of the permanent questions about the West's relation to its "savage" other.

The Obama Administration is Actually Increasing the US Presence in Iraq

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Schwartz

When U.S. troops are "withdrawn" from Iraq, their jobs are taken over by mercenaries -- the notorious "contractors," who are hired for fabulous sums of money to sustain the huge U.S. presence there.