Tag: USA

Negassi Tesfamichael: Does a Well-Off Black Student Deserve Affirmative Action?

Negassi Tesfamichael: Does a Well-Off Black Student Deserve Affirmative Action? NEGASSI TESFAMICHAEL | Milwaukee high-school student When I apply to college this fall, I will mark the box labeled "Black or African-American" on the Common Application. As the implications of the Supreme Court's ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas become understood and the nation […]

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US Eritrea policy, Misguided and Harmful – Amanuel Biedemariam

US Eritrea policy, Misguided and Harmful Amanuel Biedemariam How can Americans measure the effectiveness of US policy on a given nation? What are the benchmarks on how, or what these agendas, objectives or values are based upon? Do US have interest in Eritrea and what are these interests? How does US Eritrea relation benefit Americans […]

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Susan Rice as national security adviser? She’s unfit

Susan Rice as national security adviser? She’s unfit "God help America if Susan Rice does to U.S. national security what she's done to U.S. interests in Africa." By Tribune-Review  Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 It's not just U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice's starring role in the Obama administration's Benghazi cover-up that makes her unfit for her next […]

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Susan Rice: Top 10 Most Corrupt Politicians in the World

Susan Rice: Top 10 Most Corrupt Politicians in the World Susan Rice has proven herself to not be just a flash in the pan corrupt official, she’s got a lengthy history of it. Dating back to when she was serving on the National Security Council for Bill Clinton, Sudanese officials offered up a terrorist by […]

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Sophia Tesfamariam met the first lady Ms. Michelle Obama

She did it really !  Sophi met the first lady Ms. Michelle Obama Sophia Tesfamariam met the first lady Ms. Michelle Obama on Friday 26 October 2012, San Diego, California.  Sophia Tesfamariam told  … “ At the San Diego event in which I met Michele Obama, I shared with her the concerns of the Eritrean American Community. […]

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Eritrea Calls for Lifting of Sanctions

  Yemane Gebreab, political advisor to Eritrea President Isaias Afewerki       Peter Clottey Last updated on: October 17, 2012 5:02 PM A political advisor to Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki says most permanent members of the U.N. Security Council want to lift sanctions against his country. “It’s only fair that these sanctions be lifted […]

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Washington in Africa, 2012: Who will Obama ‘whack’ next?

Graphic from the Economist. By Patrick Bond | links.org.au At a time when popular revolutions are sweeping the globe, the United States should be strengthening, not weakening, basic rules of law and principles of justice enumerated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But instead of making the world safer, America’s violation of international human rights abets our […]

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Obama Devalues the Legacy of Slavery – Amanuel Biedemariam

  There is nothing more disturbing and frustrating than to see the legacy of blacks and slavery evoked incorrectly or to see someone using it for cheap PR point and demean its importance. But when it is the president of the US doing it against people of an African nation on a global stage it […]

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Meb Keflezighi Visits The White House

Published Sep. 18, 2012           He got to shake the hand of one of his heroes.  Even though he didn’t win an Olympic medal in London, American distance-running legend Meb Keflezighi ended up at the White House recently to meet President Obama. “I kind of fell into it by accident,” Keflezighi […]

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