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Rwanda blocks legal counsel to political prisoner Victoire Ingabire

On May 19, 2016, the Rwandan government ordered Dutch lawyer Caroline Buisman to leave Rwanda immediately, without even meeting her new client, political prisoner Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza. Buisman had arrived in the country’s capital Kigali on May 14, 2016, to consult with Ingabire regarding the appeal of her conviction for terrorism, inciting popular revolt and minimizing the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.

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The Enduring Rhythm of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

This is brilliant, truthful, and grounded in reality

Decolonization

by Josh Myers

The African future. Many have mused about its meaning. Many have predicted its possibilities. Few have considered its philosophical basis. Even fewer have considered its spiritual foundation.[1] What will be the moral compass that guides the African future? Who will determine what is good for Africa? For Africans? For those willing to answer these questions in ways that privilege the humanity and cultural authority of African peoples, for those unwilling to subject the African future to the whims of those who would answer these questions from political cultures beholden to the traditional sources of African doom—above all capital, and for those whose orientation is guided by what Anderson Thompson once called “the African principle,”[2] we cannot begin to answer these questions without a deep engagement with the intellectual work of the Kenyan writer, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o.

Among the most significant literary and cultural voices…

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5 Fascinating Black Hair History Factz You Probably Never Heard Before

  1. How enslaved africans styled their hair without proper tools Enslaved Africans weren’t allowed to use combs or continue herbal treatment practices from their homeland. Bacon grease, butte…

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TKO! Raquel ‘Pretty Beast’ Miller deflates Sara ‘Mac Tire’ Flores in an outstanding pro debut

 

One minute and 14 seconds into the first round, the professional boxing middleweight fight debut of Raquel “Pretty Beast” Miller and Sara “Mac Tire” Flores was over, and Raquel Miller had scored the win via TKO after the center referee stopped the bout. The fight was part of promoter Michael Bazan and Square Vision Entertainment’s “Night of Glory III – Battle for the Golden State” on a card of nine scheduled bouts, held at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on May 21, 2016.

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Immigration Officials Trick Central American Refugees Before Deportation

Immigration officials often do not provide any information about what is happening to them, or mislead them about the fact that they are being sent back.

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He Killed Two FBI Agentz. Or He Was Framed. After 40 Yearz, Will Obama Free Leonard Peltier?

by AJ VICENS American Indian activist Leonard Peltier in a Florida prison, January 1993- Kevin McKiernan/Zuma  Leonard Peltier, a member of the Lakota tribe who was convicted of murdering two FBI a…

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