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Photo Gallery| In Memory of Palestinians killed in Gaza

Hat tip: Humanize Palestine A Song for Palestine

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Sunday Open Thread | A Song for Palestine

Song for Palestine Happy Sunday, everyone. I am so heartbroken this morning. I want to wail at seeing the suffering, destruction and loss of life of the Palestinian people. They have a human right to live, survive and thrive. Pray … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela – Dead at the Age of 95

Nelson Mandela – a worldwide hero Thank you, Madiba Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s rights activist, dies Source: The Associated Press Katharine Lackey, USA TODAY William M. Welch, USA TODAY 4:54 p.m. EST December 5, 2013 Nelson Mandela, whose successful struggle … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 10 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award winning South African singer and civil rights activist. In the 1960s she was the first artist from Africa to popularize African music in the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 10 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a Grammy Award winning South African singer and civil rights activist. In the 1960s she was the first artist from Africa to popularize African music in the … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama Visits The District Six Museum in Cape Town, South Africa

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Friday Open Thread

Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 10 November 2008) was a South African singer and civil rights activist. The Grammy Award winning artist is often referred to as Mama Afrika. Zenzile Miriam Makeba was born in Johannesburg in 1932. Her … Continue reading

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