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Cameroon soccer star killed by stones hurled in stadium

An investigation into Ebosse's death, and a deeper inquiry into soccer hooliganism in the country, has been ordered by the Algerian interior ministry. But the incident is believed to present evidence of growing racism among Algeria’s majority white population, according to online debates at media sites. ...

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‘What time is it on the clock of the world?’

Living for Change By Grace Lee Boggs Special to the Michigan Citizen  At almost 100 years old, I experience falls, new levels of pain and difficulties moving. I also feel the need to reflect on that which has sustained me over these years. In particular, I want to emphasize the importance of philosophy in my life.  When I started college I had no idea what I was going to study.  Japan had just invaded Manch ...

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OPINION: Optical delusions

For instance, politicians like to show their concern by doing meaningless things like rolling up their sleeves when they visit a city and come to the microphone. They like to wash pots and pans in homeless shelters. They like to serve in food lines. They like to eat hamburgers in public. They like to play games to give the impression they are one of us. They like to dance in conga lines in Africa. They like ...

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OPINION: Dead because of their brown skin

The role of color in America has been well documented. It was the color of skin that provided a clear and enforceable standard for restricting access to civil liberties and political activity. Jim Crow, the Black Codes and other similar legal instruments used colored skin as a line of demarcation for who was privileged and who was not. ...

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