I am reading this book by Ngozi Adichie that was a major best seller. It is the second book I have been reading since buying new glasses last week. 238 more words
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When tourists visit sub-Saharan Africa, they often wonder “Why are there no historical buildings or monuments?”
The reason is simple. Europeans destroyed most of them. We only have a few drawings and descriptions by travellers who visited the places before their destruction. 5,530 more words
"If thy notes divine may be by mortal wakened once again, harp of my country, let me strike the strain"
The harp as a political symbol for Ireland was widely used to signify freedom and often depicted in the arms of an Irish woman. It was a symbol employed during English rule of Ireland, to express resistance to the British colonization of Ireland. 478 more words