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Former Gambian Prisoner's Fast Track to Success, Imprisonment and Freedom
Oct 30, 2012
 Amadou Scatred Janneh, one of two Gambians with dual American citizenship released from prison as a result of a mission by Jesse Jackson, has always had something to prove to the world. After graduating from high school in The Gambia...
Clinton: Diaspora Populations Can Turn 'Brain Drain' into 'Brain Gain'
Jul 29, 2012
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recognized on Wednesday the crucial role of diaspora communities in national and global development efforts, emphasizing their potential to solve problems in their home countries and spur U.S. economic growth.“By tapping into the...
Sec. of State Clinton's Global Diaspora Initiative -- Diaspora Populations Can Turn 'Brain Drain' into 'Brain Gain'
Jul 28, 2012
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recognized on Wednesday the crucial role of diaspora communities in national and global development efforts, emphasizing their potential to solve problems in their home countries and spur U.S. economic growth.“By tapping into the...
Hillary Clinton: Diaspora Communities Can Revitalize U.S. Cities
Jul 27, 2012
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recognized on Wednesday the crucial role of diaspora communities in national and global development efforts, emphasizing their potential to solve problems in their home countries and spur U.S. economic growth.“By tapping into the...
Transgender Immigrant Detainees Cut Off From Legal Help
Mar 14, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- The first time an immigration judge determined that Grace Lawrence was going to be deported, Lawrence wanted to end it all. She went back to her cell, bid a mental farewell to her two children and proceeded...
Count Us Out
MShale.com, News Report, Ramla Bile, Mar 05, 2010
Despite the fact that the U.S. Supreme Court has time and again upheld the confidentiality of census information, issues regarding access and privacy continue to persist with communities across Minnesota, including those of African refugees and immigrants.
Peace Corps Volunteers Return to War-torn African Nations
Washington Informer, News Report, Alvin Peabody, Oct 30, 2009
After decades of absence from several war-torn African nations, the U.S. Peace Corps volunteers are making a comeback.
Filipina Killed in Afghanistan Elections
Philippine News/AFP, Oct 29, 2009
A Filipina election worker was among five United Nations workers killed in a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan's capital.
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IMMIGRATION MATTERS: Undocumented Haitians Deserve to Stay Here
New America Media, Commentary, Gerald Lenoir, Sep 15, 2009
President Obama should grant Temporary Protected Status to Haitians immediately before more Haitians die or are impacted by natural disasters.
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African Blood Saved Obama From Scrutiny in Ghana
New America Media, Commentary, Edwin Okong'o, Jul 12, 2009
During his visit to Ghana, President Barack Obama laid out a U.S. policy that wasnt any different from that of his predecessors. But because of his blood ties, he is exempt from tough questions.
Obamas Africa Visit Must Be About More Than Promises
New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Jul 10, 2009
Obama talks of a new partnership with Africa. This implies that the U.S. will bump Africa higher up on the White Houses radar. He must be true to his word.
Is Africom a U.S. Military Maneuver or Real Help?
Final Call, News Analysis , Saeed Shabazz, Feb 16, 2009
Activists, advocates and scholars worry that the true purpose of Africom is to increase U.S. power over African nations, exploit natural resources and pursue American military objectives.
Liberian Immigrants React to Taylor Convicton
The Liberian Journal, News Report, Wynfred Russell and Alex Redd, Jan 13, 2009
Liberian immigrants shared their feelings about the sentencing of Charles Chuckie Taylor, the only Liberian to be tried, convicted and sent to prison for crimes against humanity.
Too Many Liberian Churches in Minnesota
The Liberian Journal, Commentary, Paul Jackson, Jan 09, 2009
A Liberian resident of Minnesota writes that the community has too many unnecessary churches a sign of greed and disunity among immigrants from the West African country.
Denuncian el aumento de crmenes racistas contra los latinos
New America Media, Reportaje, Cristina F. Pereda, Nov 28, 2008
El brutal asesinato de Marcelo Lucero, residente de Long Island y de origen ecuatoriano, ha reunido a siete lideres de organizaciones nacionales por los derechos civiles para denunciar la creciente ola de crmenes racistas contra comunidades de inmigrantes.
Will the Next War for Oil Be in Africa?
San Francisco Bay View, News Report, Antonia Juhasz , Jul 03, 2008
While fighting terrorism in Africa is the primary reason given for the establishment of AFRICOM, the U.S. Africa Command , oil appears to be the more pressing motivator.
Ethiopian-born Billionaire Richest African in the World
Final Call, News Report, William Reed, Apr 04, 2008
Mohammed Al Amoudi is the richest Black person in the world with a total net worth of $9 billion. Al Amoudi is ranked 97th on the Forbes list.
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Is Hillary Clinton Today's Queen Elizabeth I?
YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia , Commentary, Eming Piansay, Mar 05, 2008
As Hillary Clinton makes a huge comeback, one young woman - and staunch Obama supporter - can't help but admire Clinton's determination and Queen-like ambition.

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