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BUHARI 2015...IS THE NIGERIAN POOR ABOUT TO BE "COMPENSATED" FOR PDP'S LOCUST YEARS?

Nature’s Law of Compensation …CONDENSED FROM RALPH WALDO EMERSON’S ESSAY.

“COMPENSATION”…The bitter-sweet theory of a celebrated philosopher

Every since I was a boy, I have wished to write on Compensation; for it seemed to me when very young that on this subject the people knew more than the preachers taught. 689 more words

Pearls Quotations

Brooksville's Infamy (Community Story Part 6)

In 1851, he decided to run for Senate believing getting involved in politics was the most immediate way to enact real social change. Despite strong efforts to stop him, he delivered his first major controversial speech in 1856 speaking out against slavery earning hm numerous enemies in the Senate. 101 more words

Charles Sumner

In His Own Words (Community Story Part 4)

He described the moment in his journal:

They were standing in the midst of a knot of young men and their color seemed to be no objection to them.

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Charles Sumner

Philanthropist

Published by the Ohio State Anti-Slavery Society beginning in 1836, the Philanthropist chronicled the movement against slavery throughout the Midwest and beyond. Editors included famous abolitionists James G. 78 more words

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‘Invisible’ Advocacy

Many new vegans tell me that aligning their lifestyle with their ethics is only the beginning of what they feel is their responsibility to nonhumans. Yet while they often desire to advocate, they are sometimes lacking in self-confidence, unsure of how to deal with challenges, afraid of confrontation, wary of failure, and weighed down by the importance of their task. 695 more words

Challenges with Interpreting Northern Views Towards Slavery

Public historians interpreting nineteenth century United States history are tasked with facilitating discussions with their audiences about a wide range of unique and challenging historical topics. 1,156 more words

History

So You're This Cultural Movement That Started this Big War

The Antebellum period was an incredibly important culturally for American history. It was an awakening of art, literature and a spread of new cultural ideals. This painting represents both the art movement and the spread of new ideals. 89 more words