Who was Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902)? Journalist and political commentator Jooneed Khan remembers who this figure was and why his statue was removed last week in South Africa. 16 more words
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“NOW THROW THROW YO MOTHERFUCKIN HANDSSSS”
Excuse me, that’s just the first line that comes to my head when I think of Kanye West. Now, I WAS a huge fan of Kanye when he first broke the industry in 2004 with his classic “The College Dropout” album. 454 more words
“The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it” – George Orwell
It is trendy to worship the academia and its academic qualifications, academic “analysis” and “PhD essays”, presented in an academic jargon that has become all too flowery and removed from the truth. 797 more words
Nivola, C. A. (2008). Planting the trees of Kenya: The story of Wangari Maathai. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
Summary: This biography starts in Wangari’s childhood in Kenya where she played with frogs under a fig tree while a stream full of fish flowed by. 385 more words