AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Monday, November 3rd, 2014

WOW! Watch this little girl name the presidents of 30 countries

Some people think that Africa is a country. Some people, such as the New York Times editors, think that Ivory Coast is two countries (see below). Many people struggle to name prominent politicians in the countries where they live. Zara is not like any of these people.

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

The Real Maids of Beirut

By Dan Moshenberg If you’ve followed the news from the Lebanon over the last few years, you’ve read quite a bit about the difficult to desperate situation of domestic workers. Maids, child care providers, housekeepers face unrelenting...

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

So, You Want to Compare Colonial Empires?

So, is the U.S. any different from other Western colonial powers? Damon Salesa, a professor at the University of Michigan’s Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program, explains to Chicago Public Radio. Listen Here.

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

ART / MIKE CHAVEZ

I like the work of Mike Chavez, an Australian artist whose work explores Filipino immigrant culture, racism and parochialism “… through the western lens of post post modernism.” His work has some parallels with that of South...