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Group: Congo ex-general recruiting children again

May 20, 2012

A Congolese general already sought on an international arrest warrant for his alleged use of child soldiers during an earlier conflict has forcibly recruited another 149 boys and teenagers since April, according to a Human Rights Watch investigation published Wednesday.

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Massacre and kidnapping in Nigeria

May 20, 2012

Last Sunday in northern Nigeria, a gunman attacked worshippers at church and a worship service on Bayero University campus. According to the Nigerian Red Cross, on the campus, 16 people were killed and 22 were wounded.

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Affirmative action backed in largely black Brazil

May 14, 2012

Brazil’s top court has backed sweeping affirmative action programs used in more than 1,000 universities across this nation, which has more blacks than any country outside Africa yet where a severe gap in education equality between races persists.

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Court: Taylor responsible for Sierra Leone crimes

April 29, 2012

In a historic ruling, an international court convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor on Thursday of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity for supporting notoriously brutal rebels in neighboring Sierra Leone in return for “blood diamonds.”

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Art Sanctuary hosts race and gender dialogue event, April 18

April 15, 2012

Next week, noted African American literati and scholars will join Art Sanctuary and Rap Sessions as they host ‘Rebirth of a Nation: Race and Gender Politics in Today’s Media’ – a community dialogue on the role of African Americans in the media in the new millennium.

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Closing the Gap: From immigrant to resident

April 1, 2012

Coming into a new country can be intimidating. Not knowing where to start one’s life can be anxious, and not knowing who to confide in can be stressful. Some immigrants are fortunate enough to have a support system to the country they are immigrating to, but for others…

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Commentary

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Entertainment

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January 23, 2020

By Kharisma McIlwaine Terry Crews truly embodies the word multi-hyphenate, having been incredibly successful in various aspects...

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Swiping payment cards at the pump could put your card information at risk

January 23, 2020

BPT Have you paid for gas recently at the pump where you’ve had to swipe your credit...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Jan. 26

January 23, 2020

All Signs: This week, the Sun and Mercury are in Aquarius; Venus joins Neptune in Pisces, Mars...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff