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Why is the U.S. Military Occupying Bases Across Africa?

The U.S. occupation of Africa has become self-justifying. The U.S. military now must stay in Africa to protect the interests of the U.S. military in Africa.
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Liberia: A Primer

Liberia, named for liberty in 1824, has had a rough go of it since being colonized by African-Americans settled there by the American Colonization Society.
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The Long History of African Immigrants in Spain

Despite what current nationalist trends might suggest, there is a long history of African influence in Spain.
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Scouting In Kenya: The Transformation

Colonialism's influence in Kenyan scouting practices.

#TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou: Hashtag Counterattacks to Racist Stereotypes

What do Americans visualize when they hear “Africa”? Can a hashtag change all of that? #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou

The Decline of Malnutrition: How The World Eats Now

There are still strides to be made in nutrition development.

The Golden Age of Timbuktu

Even now, in the age of Google Maps, its name is synonymous with the unknown edges of the world: welcome to Timbuktu.

How will Apple Pay Change Our Lives? Ask a Kenyan.

U.S. journalists have leapt on Apple's announcement of its new digital wallet , Apple Pay, as the signal that wallets are on the way out. Soon, Americans wi