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Europeans Abolished Slavery; Africans/Muslims Still Practice It

Ilana Mercer, First he exposed the History Channel’s miniseries “Roots”as root-and-brunch fiction. Now, the courageous epistolary warrior Kunta (Jack) Kerwick has turned his attention to correcting lies about slavery, promulgated in media and scholarly circles. A point forcefully made by Kerwick is that although a vibrant, indigenous slave trade was conducted well into the nineteenth

A Permanent Fund That Could Help Fight Zika Exists, But It’s Empty

Public health advocates who are exasperated by the fight on Capitol Hill over how much to spend to combat the Zika virus are looking longingly at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA has a standing fund that it can draw upon when disaster strikes. The fund is replenished when the money is spent cleaning up

Samantha Power: America’s UN ambassador’s 60mph motorcade kills boy in Cameroon

Independent – by Andrew Buncombe The motorcade of America’s UN ambassador was involved in a tragedy when it struck and killed a young child while the envoy was visiting Cameroon. Reports said that an armoured jeep in Samantha Power’s motorcade hit and killed a young boy who had darted into the road.   The incident occurred

Ebola clinic in Guinea attacked Angry mob claims Doctors introduced deadly disease

A crowd of people angry about an Ebola outbreak that has killed 86 people across Guinea attacked a centre where people were being held in isolation, prompting an international aid group to evacuate its team, officials said Saturday. The violence took place in the southern town of Macenta, where at least 14 people have died since