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Tweet Junot Diaz reads Edwidge Danticat : Water Child Junot Díaz reads Edwidge Danticat’s “Water Child” and discusses it with The New Yorker’s fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. tags: Fiction GoodReads Literature Haiti Edwidge_Danticat JunotDiaz Simphiwe Dana is nobody’s darling |…

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Tweet Black feminism and intersectionality | International Socialist Review Although we are in essential agreement with Marx’s theory as it applied to the very specific economic relationships he analyzed, we know that his analysis must be extended further in order…

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Tweet RIP, Nelson Mandela: Madiba’s Moving Inauguration Speech and Timeless Wisdom from His Autobiography | Brain Pickings Out of the experience of an extraordinary human disaster that lasted too long, must be born a society of which all humanity will…

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Tweet Britain burnt ‘embarrassing’ documents of colonial crimes – Times Of India LONDON: British officials burned and dumped documents from colonies in the final years of the empire in a systematic effort to hide their “dirty” secrets, according to files…

A young man and his goat - A photographic story

A young man and his goat – A photographic story

Tweet From a collection by Cristina Garcia Rodero, Rituales en Haiti Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design?      

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Tweet The Work of Man Has Only Just Begun Poet, statesman, and singular voice of the anti-colonial movements of the 20th century, Aimé Césaire continues to influence contemporary discussions of ethics and aesthetics, politics and history in this precariously postcolonial…

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Tweet What makes African women’s art feminist? | MsAfropolitan It has been said that artistry in Africa is an intrinsic part of life rather than a commercial or careerist enterprise. I’d say that this notion is not only applicable to…

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Tweet HRC and the vulture fund: Making Third World poverty pay for LGBT rights | a paper bird The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest US gay organization, is going international. It’s just been given at least $3 million to…

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Tweet Gina Athena Ulysse: Defending Vodou in Haiti The décret-loi against “superstitious practices” technically criminalized the practice of Vodou in Haiti until its abrogation by Article 297 of the Constitution of 1987. If with the recent abrogation of Article 297…