Monthly Archives: February 2012

Guantanamo Detainee pleads guilty

Guantanamo Bay detainee Majid Khan plead guilty to terror charges, including conspiring with al-Qaeda, murder and attempted murder. Since he has plead guilty, his sentencing is capped at 19 years in prison if he cooperates. If he does not cooperate, … Continue reading

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ANC Youth Leader Expelled

According to BBC News, South Africa’s ANC (African National Congress) youth leader Julius Malema has been expelled from the party. Malema, who was once friend to South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma of the ANC, was appealing his five-year probation sentence … Continue reading

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50 Cent Reflects on African Trip, he is a changed man

According to Seattle PI, 50 Cent’s visit to Somalia and Kenya has changed him. “It enlightened me in different ways,” 50 Cent said (according to the article). “To actually see people under the circumstances that I saw was a totally … Continue reading

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Colombia: Illegal Wiretapping Continues

According to Globalissues.com, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has released a report alleging that illegal wiretapping has continued in Colombia, despite the progress that has been made. In 2009, a scandal broke out in … Continue reading

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Romney wins primaries in Arizona and Michigan

Votes are in! Romney won the primaries in Arizona and Michigan, which is where he grew up. Romney is currently in first place with 163 delegates and Santorum is in second with 83. Next, the Republican candidates head to Washington … Continue reading

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A letter from Frederick Douglass

The letter below comes from Lettersofnote.com but I have copied it here for convenience. It is from Frederick Douglass in September 1848. Douglass wrote a letter to Thomas Auld, who had been Douglass’ slave master. The letter was published in … Continue reading

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