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Reflections on Leadership from Marietta’s McDonough Conference

Marietta College, Ohio. The J. Luce Foundation (link) is opening the Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean Maritime University (link) in June, open to its 6,000 students in August. It will feature both on campus and online courses in experiential leadership through a Doctorate degree. 1924: Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus Garvey. Photo: Wiki […]

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For the First Time, American Writer Wins Man Booker Prize

Washington, D.C. Paul Beatty has become the first American writer to win the prestigious Man Booker prize. American Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize for fiction for his book “The Sellout” in London, Oct. 25, 2016. Beatty’s The Sellout, a caustic satire on U.S. race relations, won the $61,000 prize, which was previously […]

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Untold South Asian Stories at IAAC Literary Festival in New York

New York, N.Y. Aroon Shivdasani, Executive and Artistic Director of the Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC), did not sleep much last month – though she seldom does. Aroon Shivdasani, Executive and Artistic Director of the Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC), welcomes attendees. Photo: Shashwat Gupta. Perhaps because throughout the year she coordinates the New York Indian Film Festival […]

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Ebony Magazine Cites Author/Social Activist as Future Leader

New York, N.Y.  Entrepreneur, author, and social activist Christal M. Jackson has been cited by Ebony magazine as one of the future leaders of America. Entrepreneur, author, and social activist Christal M. Jackson. Christal is the founder of Head and Heart Philanthropy (HHP), a social impact agency with a growing network of over 250 professional entrepreneurs, […]

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Which Publisher in the U.S. will Discover Brilliant Haitian Writer Franketienne?

Brooklyn, NY.  Having only recently discovered Franketienne – in the way that Columbus “discovered” America — I feel like a Johnny Come Lately to the cultural feast.  This brilliant Haitian author and artist is hopefully about to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.  I missed him because this incredible feast has only been served in Creole and French. […]

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Franketienne: Haiti’s First Nobel Laureate – Hopefully

New York, N.Y.  As a cultural area studies graduate, seldom do I feel over my head culturally. Standing in the home of possibly the next Nobel Prize recipient for Literature in Port-au-Prince recently, I found myself way out of my league. One ambassador had cautioned me to “have an intellectual translate” for me. Luckily, when […]

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