About halfway through her set at the Bowery Ballroom last night, Solange unhooked the mic from behind her ear, gently disentangling it from her signature cloud of hair before slipping into "Cosmic Journey," an ethereal waft of a song from a few years ago. "Where do we go, on this wide and traveling ... More >>
Afrocubism play Celebrate Brooklyn!
Sure, the numbers aren't as big, but Adam Ismael, a Sudanese ex-cop, has more than a little bit in common with Madoff, who we shall call the Babe Ruth of Ponzi schemes. You see, Ismael, currently under comfy house arrest even as many of his countrymen suffer torture, ran an investment scheme ... More >>
via ReutersThe latest out of Egypt: thousands of protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square are demonstrating, even though the military is firing shots into the air to scare them off. New protests are also being reported in Alexandria Suez. Yesterday, Pres. Mubarak appointed Omar Suleiman (whom the Time ... More >>
Manute Bol, one-time NBA star and lifelong activist, has passed away in the hospital where he was being treated for "severe kidney trouble and a painful skin condition," the Associated Press is reporting. Known first as the tallest player the league had ever seen for his 10 season in the leag ... More >>
Hey, ladies... Depressed about your obvious pores, your cellulite-bedaubed thighs, your stringy locks or the growing suspicion that you're totally gonna need Botox in five three years? Take heart in the fact that you don't live in the Sudan, where if you're a petite gal like myself, you woul ... More >>
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Doc treats Sudanese lost boys as feel-good fodder, ignoring their plight and their history
Leaving the United Nations, the Secretary General tells us why it's not working.
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Bin Laden Three Years Before 9-11
With rape as an official weapon in Darfur, Sudan officials are now welcome here
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In Egypt, Africans fleeing a genocide find protection, and little else
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Where Democracy Fails, Terrorism Grows in Sub-Saharan Africa
Zimbabwe: Anyone in America Give a Damn?
'Are You Living in This World, Mr. Kansteiner?'
Tigers, Copulating Horses, Camel(s)
Coming: A National Wiretap Warrant
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