Tag Archives: [US] National Public Radio

Once a former child bride, now a high school graduate helping young girls stay in school – [US] NPR

July 23, 2017

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GOATS AND SODA/Stories of Life in A Changing World FORMER CHILD BRIDE IS PEDALING HER WAY TO A BRIGHTER FUTURE Courtney Columbus     At 14, Jenipher Sanni married a man who already had a wife and kids. He yelled at her a lot. She dropped out of school. Now 20, she’s left her husband […]

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Black US Judge Carlton Reeves gives a breath-taking speech before sentencing 3 white murderes for “a 2011 version of the nigger hunts” from America’s vicious past

February 24, 2015

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A STORY WORTH SHARING: A Black Mississippi Judge’s Breathtaking Speech To 3 White Murderers NPR Staff Here’s an astonishing speech by U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves, who in 2010 became the second African-American appointed as federal judge in Mississippi. He read it to three young white men before sentencing them for the death of a […]

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The [American] Race Card Project, contd:

November 23, 2014

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SIX WORDS: ‘WITH KIDS, I’M DAD. ALONE, THUG.’ – NPR/Michelle Norris NPR continues a series of conversations from The Race Card Project, where thousands of people have submitted their thoughts on race and cultural identity in six words. Marc Quarles is African-American, with a German wife and two biracial children — a son, 15, and […]

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Ambrose Akinmusire escaped Nigeria, The cemetery of talents – Tola Adenle

November 18, 2014

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STORIES FROM OTHER LANDS//In their own words Allow me a little personal experience to explain the title. In the mid-1990s, our youngest child who had earlier returned to Nigeria for her secondary education, participated in an essay competition in Oyo State. At UI’s [the University of Ibadan, Nigeria] Trenchard Hall where the finals were being […]

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With Gene Disorders, The Mother’s Age Matters, Not The Egg’s – Kara Manke/[US] National Public Radio

July 15, 2014

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    All of the eggs that a woman carries are produced while she’s still in her mother’s womb. Pascal Goetgheluck/     We women are all too aware that as we get older the risk of having a baby with genetic disorders goes up. All of a woman’s eggs are primed up and ready […]

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The Heartbleed internet bug & what to do now that it’s been exposed – [U.S.] NPR

April 14, 2014

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  http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/08/300602785/the-security-bug-that-affects-most-of-the-internet-explained?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20140413&utm_campaign=mostemailed&utm_term=nprnews http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/09/301006236/what-to-do-now-that-the-heartbleed-bug-exposed-the-internet?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20140413&utm_campaign=mostemailed&utm_term=nprnews   MONDAY,APRIL 14, 2014.  3:35 a.m. [GMT]

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Ditch The PowerPoint say physicists, Generals & CEOs!

March 25, 2014

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I’m sure many technocrat-is are not going to like it as Power Point presentations have become the seeming Holy Grail to Management Eldorado but check out the biggies in Business who are saying enough is enough; let’s sit and present and share ideas instead of those fancy-schmanzy presentations that send many to dreamland!  TOLA.  Follow […]

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Health Series: How Vaccine Fears Fueled The Resurgence Of Preventable Diseases – Michaeleen Doucleff [NPR]

February 5, 2014

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NPR is U.S.A’s National Public Radio. Story by Michaeleen Doucleff Watch on a world map how preventable diseases like measles, mumps, rubella, whooping cough, polio and other believed-to-be-diseases-of-the-past are coming back through ignorance, superstitions and fear of the vaccines that prevent these dangerous, dreaded and sometimes deadly diseases. Nigeria is one of those countries where […]

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