Posts Categorized: World

Grammy Nominated Trumpeter Sings of South African Wedding Traditions on New Album

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Trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekala will perform at Wesleyan University on April 19. Photograph: Sarah Lee for The Guardian.

  Grammy nominated trumpeter and vocalist Hugh Masekela is touring the United States this month, and this Friday, he and his band are making a stop in Middletown, Connecticut at Wesleyan University in celebration of Masekala’s new album, Jabulani.   Some of Masekela’s earliest memories are… Read more »

Activists Arrive in Rome to Commemorate Connecticut’s Repeal of the Death Penalty

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  Two members of the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty (CNADP) board of directors will have front row seats for the lighting of Rome’s Colosseum on November 29 and 30 in celebration of Connecticut becoming the 17th state in America to abolish the death penalty…. Read more »

Should Immigrants Take Action with Deferred Action?

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  On June 15, a Department of Homeland Security memorandum by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced President Obama’s immigration policy directive, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which goes into effect today.   Undocumented immigrant advocacy groups, immigration lawyers, and illegal/undocumented immigrants have been… Read more »

The Controversy of Women’s History

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from For Beginners As we enter the third week of Women’s History month, we’re taking a look at the decline of women representatives in Congress. For the first time in thirty years the number of women representing American citizens fell in the 112th Congress. After… Read more »

A Tale of Two Worlds

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by Tausif Noor from Thought Catalog I come from two worlds. One is a land far, far away, where barefoot little girls with gold studs through their noses carry children barely younger than they are on slender hips, coconut oil combed carefully through their plaited… Read more »

Five Days in Paris

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by Chelsea Coon THE LOUVRE is magnificent, as is Paris itself.  One night, over glasses of Cabernet Sauvignon at a night cafe facing the west side of the Louvre, we made it a goal to live there someday… by Chelsea Coon   The Louvre is… Read more »