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Bwana Saves Africa

Today’s New York Times Magazine carries a fawning profile of John Prendergast, the force behind the Enough Project (reference: Congo, Darfur and now southern Sudan). Prendergast is described by reporter Daniel…..

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Saving Darfur

More than a year later these lines–written by journalist Eamon Kircher-Allen as part of the reaction to Mahmood Mamdani’s “Saviors and Survivors,” a study of Darfur Now’s campaigns and the…..

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Do you know Omar al Bashir?

I recently ask students in a graduate class I teach on ‘media, culture and international affairs’ to do an experiment: take a camera, go outside (really downstairs on the New…..

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Darfur to Brooklyn

On Sunday “The New York Times” published a photo essay on the daily lives of the approximately 300 immigrants from the Darfur region of Sudan who live in Kensington, Brooklyn……

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SAVE DARFUR

The Onion lampoons US-based Darfur-focused pressure groups. One question to the panel: How can the people of Darfur thank Americans? Best response: “I would like a clay pot.”

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Betting on Africa

These celebrities want to gamble and hang out. So they say they want to save Africans.