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You Could Feel Atlanta in Your Olfactory

“You can feel it in your olfactory,” as Loudoun Wainwright famously phrased it.

…which is the subject of this editorial in the Atlanta Intelligencer of July 2, 1864. 365 more words

Civilian

U.S. Ambassador's Convoy Runs Over 7 Year Old Boy in Cameroon

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power expressed what she said was her “great sorrow” after a jeep in her convoy struck and killed a child in the Cameroonian city of Mokolo last Monday. 212 more words

Politics

Almira Hancock: An Officer's Bride, Adventuress, & Homemaker (Part 2)

She opened the telegram, took a deep breath, and read aloud in a low voice: “I am severely wounded, not mortally. Join me at once in Philadelphia. 1,977 more words

Emerging Civil War

Nigeria is Turmoil

Nigeria is Turmoil, we have been mentally enslaved by religion and tribalism, we have lost our creative ability to think and make the right decisions in our live. 228 more words

Almira Hancock: An Officer's Bride, Adventuress, & Homemaker (Part 1)

As the officers congratulated her husband and the ladies offered advice for folding dresses in traveling trunks, she glanced up at the map of America and shook her head resolutely. 1,643 more words

Personalities

An Open Letter to the U.S. Soldier...

Dear Soldier,

I see you.

I’m sorry that many in our nation have forgotten what your work means, but I see you. I walk the halls of a college campus filled with apathetic students that believe ALL your sacrifices were a choice of your own. 292 more words

Angry policeman shoots innocent civilian dead

A Corporal in the Nigeria Police Force, attached to the Gombe State Command, is in big trouble after he mistakenly shot dead a civilian identified as Bitram Boyi Baka, a staff of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, while trying to gun down his boss, an Inspector, who had got him annoyed. 281 more words