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immigrants-disaster4.jpg?width=450immigrants-disaster7.jpg?width=450According to mainstream media, Africa’s economy is growing very fast. The continent is touted as the fastest growing region of the world. The World Bank, IMF and African governments never fail to tell whoever will listen that seven out of the ten fastest growing economies are in Africa. They spout impressive macro-economic jargons to support their assertions.

immigrants-disaster3.jpg?width=650But just as Africa remain the best-endowed continent with the most mineral wealth and Africans are the poorest people on earth, the paradox

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That Hated-On Man:  In Honour of Henry Rodrigues and Other Black But Not Black Men


La Vonda R. Staples

            I think the majority of Black men whom I speak with on a daily basis are not African American men.  I regularly interface, via phone and internet, with Nigerian, Ghanaian, Haitian, and Puerto Rican dark-skinned, thick lipped, and very well educated brothers.  This is in addition to the people I speak with on an ongoing basis over writing projects a

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