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Nigeria on Wednesday sentenced 54 of its own soldiers to death for refusing to fight the Islamist group Boko Haram. “The soldiers… Read More

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From the beginning, #BlackLivesMatter as a rallying call was meant to undermine all forms of state violence that affects… Read More

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The world is in desperate need of Black scientists. In a rich history of scientific innovation and research stretching from George… Read More

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