Ankobia Sodayi

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'We lost everything' - millions caught between drought and al-Shabaab at risk of famine in Somalia

Mardada Hussein stood outside the bee-hive shaped shelter where she sleeps with her eight children and counted everything she had lost.<p>“Ten,” she said. “Ten months here. Three years since we had rain. Fifteen cows, ten cattle, and 20 goats - all dead.”<p>The arithmetic of catastrophe is written large …

Africa

Nat Turner's Rebellion, The Uprising That Shook Virginia to Its Core

• Nat Turner, who was born into slavery in Virginia, became a preacher and said he had been chosen by God to lead enslaved people to freedom.<br>• At age 30 …

'Collateral arrests' by ICE amount to racial profiling, violate immigrants' rights, lawyers say

They burst into View Park Automotive in South Los Angeles carrying semi-automatic weapons and wearing vests that simply read "police."<p>Four men, including Juan Hernandez Cuevas, were handcuffed and taken away.<p>Hernandez, 46, said he had no idea which law enforcement agency had just arrested him — or …

Multiple Grades: The First Step to Improving Grading and Reporting

Guest blogger Thomas R. Guskey says, "Grading and reporting are more of a challenge in effective communication than simply a task of quantifying data …

Major Bar Chord Shapes

Welcome to the fifth video of the Rhythm Guitar Quick-Start Series. In this lesson we’re going to learn another important bar chord shape, one built …

Electric Guitar

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

Whose Nation? The Art of Black Power

A few years ago, when I was a Fulbright Scholar in Britain, students gushed to me about their all-time favorite period in United States history: the …

The Arts

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

Medicine

You won't believe what American high schools are teaching their students about slavery

Just eight percent of American high school seniors can identify the cause of the Civil War; less than a third (32 percent) know which amendment …

High School

Philadelphia Police-Union Head Defends Nazi Cop, Calls BLM a ‘Pack of Rabid Animals’

For any significant change to American policing to occur, we have to<p>deal withupend police unions, which wield extraordinary power and influence.<p>Most …

Making Sense of the Violence in Charlottesville

Was the white-nationalist march better understood as a departure from America’s traditional values, or viewed in the context of its history?<p>Broad swaths of the American public repudiated the white nationalists who marched in Charlottesville and President Trump’s response to them. But even in their …

Rights & Freedoms