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Associated Press should not have used escaped Nigerian girl’s name.

13 May

I understand that the story of the 200 plus missing Nigerian girls is a major world wide news story. I understand that everyone is trying to come at it from as many angles as possible and that reporters want to interview the girls. I understand all that. But can anyone explain to me why an Associated Press story written by Haruna Umar and Michelle Faul used one of the escaped girls names? – See more at: #BringBackOurGirls#BokoHaram #Nigeria

President Obama: What about the Ivory Coast

4 Apr

The US went into Libya to stop the potential massacre of thousands which I support as being the right thing to do. But in the Ivory Coast The International Committee of the Red Cross reports that 800 bodies have been found in one alone.There is no potential there, thousands are being killed. When will we go help them? Read more:

Nelson Mandela is not dead! Read the ANC statement.

22 Jan

It appears that last weekend some idiot took to twitter and spread the rumor that Nelson Mandela had died. You can imagine South Africa’s and Nelson Mandela’s surprise at hearing this. It is of course not true. Check out the ANC’s ( African National Congress ) statement here:

I’m African American, do I root for the US or Ghana in todays World Cup match?

26 Jun

I’m African American, do I root for the US or Ghana in todays World Cup match?

My friends and I were having a Heineken fueled conversation about the World Cup ( something  that wont happen for another four years ) and in a joking manner someone asked who do we root for.If we were indeed African American shouldn’t we be torn over who won ?

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