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Vote for Meb Keflezighi as Athlete of the Year!

[#MarathonMeb - Vote for @RunMeb for #JesseOwens & #JackieJoynerKersee #MaleAtheleteOfTtheYear!] 156 more words

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Dr. Amai Goes To Rome

After two weeks of highly publicised speeches across the country, zero babies kissed, a billion air miles by presidential helicopter, daily front-page coverage and ten million tonnes of maize later Zimbabwe’s First Lady Dr Amai Grace Mugabe, as she is now known according to state media, appeared for the first time in public with her husband President Mugabe on a trip to visit His Holiness Pope Francis at The Vatican. 564 more words

Africa

My African City-The Ghanaian Friend

I have been looking forward to my Ghanaian Friend returning from her trip to her homeland.  We have been discussing a guest blog for months and her trip home seemed like the perfect opportunity to put this to the test.   786 more words

Identity

D*: "FYI, if you play ..."

FYI, if you play #Ingress there's a number of unclaimed portals at the Cougar Mtn. Zoo in #Issaquah. Long live the Resistance! #Seattle

(Originally posted on Diaspora*)

Diaspora

The Three Me's: A Malawian Girl In America

Many people ask me if Americans treat me differently, or kindly, because I am from Africa. Differently, yes. Kindly, for the most part. I sometimes feel that people are usually shocked by how much I have done in the years I have lived in America under my African identity. 2,096 more words

Engaging with Diaspora for Glorious Return

Hall Stuart in his book ‘Cultural Identity and Diaspora’ says: There are two kinds of identity, identity as being (which offers a sense of unity and commonality) and identity as becoming (or a process of identification, which shows the discontinuity in our identity formation.) 829 more words

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D*: "Looking for podca..."

Looking for podcast app recommendations for #Android. Been using BeyondPod & been mostly satisfied, but just upgraded phone & am open to other options.

(Originally posted on Diaspora*)

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