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Former Somali Refugee Ilhan Omar Runs for U.S. Congress

Milwaukee, WI. Two years ago, Ilhan Omar made headlines when she became the first Somali-American elected to a U.S. state legislature. She was chosen to represent Minneapolis, a city in the upper Midwestern state of Minnesota. Now, she is running for a seat in the U.S. Congress. The opening for Omar — a Muslim, mother […]

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 20, 2016

Daily Life in Djenné, Mali llllllllll A boy rides a bicycle in front of the Great Mosque of Djenné, designated a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1988 along with the old town of Djenné, in the central region of Mali. La vida cotidiana en Djenné, Malí […]

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 6, 2016

Visitors at Remembrance Park, Buenos Aires gggg Visitors throw white flowers into Rio de la Plata as a symbol of respect and remembrance at Remembrance Park (Parque de la Memoria), a memorial in Buenos Aires to the victims of Argentina’s “Dirty War”. 09 August 2016 Buenos Aires, Argentina Photo # 688417 ppp hhh Visitantes tiran […]

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Sixty Years After Rosa Parks Refused To Give Up Bus Seat

Washington, D.C. Sixty years ago today, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a segregated Montgomery, Alabama bus, launching a year long boycott that catapulted the Civil Rights movement in the United States. . Rosa Parks mural inside COTA Headquarters. Photo: Mike Whaling. . The then 42-year-old activist was arrested for defying the city’s […]

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Edward Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows Only the NSA

Washington, D.C. Fugitive U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has made his debut on the social network website Twitter. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details of U.S. surveillance programs, tweeted: “Can you hear me now?” at about noon eastern U.S. time, Tuesday. Twitter verified the account.  Snowden had amassed 185,000 followers in […]

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Elvis Costello, Randy Jackson Close Out Clinton Global Citizen Awards

New York, N.Y.  Responding to increasing interest among business and governments around the world, President Clinton launched CGI International to supplement the Annual Meeting in New York with additional meetings in various regions of the globe. Elvis Costello performance with @theroots introduced by Randy Jackson to close out Clinton Global Citizen Awards. #CGI2013. Photo: John Lee. In December […]

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Photo of the Day: The Importance of Children Reading

New York, N.Y.  Reading may be the most important human action after eating, eliminating and procreating. Perhaps more important than procreation. Writing tells humanity’s stories, that in all their forms make order from chaos. Tweet

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Video: Diaspora Palestinians Search for Their Heritage

Download video from our partner The Media Line (TML)  here. The Media Line™ (TML) is a unique non-profit news organization established to enhance and balance media coverage in the Middle East, promote independent reporting in the region, and break down barriers to understanding in the Arab and Israeli journalism communities.  TML’s mission is to provide […]

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From Jamaica: Struggle as Motivation to Impact World

Maxwell Bennett on Malala Yousafzai and School Shootings

Lara Jabbour: 2020 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient

Korea’s Armel Lee & WooStories: Caliber that Embraces Diverse Voices

Luce 24 Under 24 Virtual 2020 Awards Ceremony Sept. 24

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